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Assistant News Director

Wanted: An assistant news director who can lead the daily charge on breaking news, severe weather and investigative reporting.

Posted: Oct. 19, 2017 10:27 AM
Updated: Nov. 8, 2017 1:09 PM

Wanted: An Assistant News Director who can lead the daily charge on breaking news, severe weather and investigative reporting.  You will coach rookies and guide veterans.  You will lead from the frontline and make big picture decisions that mold our newsroom.  This is the perfect position for the current news manager on the path to be News Director.  The ideal candidate can execute a strategic daily and long-term plan.  You will oversee executive producers, anchors, producers, reporters and run day-to-day operations of the newsroom.

We are dedicated to breaking news, severe weather and investigative stories that make an impact in our community.  We need an assistant news director to help engrain that message across all dayparts.

Huntsville, AL is a hidden gem.  We are home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the US Army’s Aviation and Missile Command and the second largest research park in the country!

This is your chance to make your mark.  We don’t have divas or prima-donnas.  We have a smart, hard-working, passionate team and want someone who will help make a difference.  Think you’re up for the challenge? 

Interested candidates can submit their current resume to:



1000 Monte Sano Blvd

Huntsville, AL 35801

No phone calls accepted.  WAAY 31 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WAAY 31 is owned by Heartland Media.  Our company expects top performance and results, but provides the support and culture to win.  Heartland believes that local television is rewarding and fun in a market that is rocket science! Must pass pre-employment drug screening. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

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