WVTF/Radio IQ Seeks News Director

Feb 14, 2017

WVTF/RADIO IQ has two exciting positions to shape our newsroom and strengthen the bond between our growing audience (approx. 170,000) and public media in Virginia.  Searching for smart, natural collaborators to work with dedicated staff on sound-rich local newscasts, in-depth features and online engagement.  Live in beautiful Roanoke Valley and direct a news operation that covers a substantial area of Virginia, including Richmond, Fredericksburg, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, New River Valley, Lexington, and SW Virginia. 

The News Director will lead the development and long-range vision of the station’s reporting.  Set the bar for strategic goals and leverage the strength of our decentralized team of state-wide journalists.

Set the news and editorial policies and direct day to day operation of the news department including supervision of anchors, reporters, interns, and freelance and contract content producers.  Also serve as Managing Editor of Virginia Public Radio, a news collaboration serving the Commonwealth.

Learn more and apply: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/73144