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Colorado Public Radio
Amanda Anderson

Contact Email : aanderson@cprmail.org

7409 S Alton Ct
Centennial Colorado United States 80112

Web: http://www.cpr.org

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News Director


Job ID: 65912
Job Views: 1925
Location: Centennial, Colorado, United States
Postal Code:
Job Category: Radio
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: 120200 per year
Posted: 07.19.2022

Job Description

Colorado Public Radio (CPR) is seeking a News Director.


Job Requirements

About the Position:

Colorado Public Radio News, one of the largest public media newsrooms in the country, is looking for a News Director to join our senior News leadership team. You will direct an experienced, diverse staff focusing on our audio platforms while collaborating with the Managing Editor/Digital to ensure CPR News fulfills its public service journalism mission of delivering urgent news, in-depth enterprise and accountability journalism, and stories that just bring a smile to a listener’s face. As part of senior News leadership, you will serve as back-up to the Executive Editor when needed, help develop news and audience strategies and contribute to a challenging, equitable, inclusive work culture.

About You:

Our ideal candidate is an innovative, creative, collaborative, solutions-oriented newsroom manager with excellent news judgment and editing skills. You are a leader with the ability to see the big picture while juggling multiple priorities. You’re highly organized and able to remain calm under pressure.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Journalistic experience - 5 years minimum; some of which must be public radio or broadcast. 
  • 3+ years experience in a newsroom leadership role preferred.
  • Knowledge of Colorado - people and places - and important issues that impact the state is ideal. 
  • Strong judgment and understanding of journalistic standards, practices and ethics required.
  • Excellent management skills and experience; substantial supervisory roles in a daily news organization is required.
  • Proven record of telling stories for diverse communities required.
  • Meticulous organizational skills; experience managing multi-platform news is required.

Education Equivalency:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience or a combination of education and experience.

Benefits:

Colorado Public Radio is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our culture of caring. Our employees have access to: 100 percent employer paid individual health, dental, life, and disability coverage; an outstanding paid family medical leave policy plus paid holidays and a very generous sick, vacation, and personal time off plan; voluntary offerings such as vision; a competitive retirement plan match with no waiting or vesting periods; flexible schedules; engagement and development opportunities; and a casual atmosphere.

Position Information:

Position Type: Full Time

Hiring Range: $90,200 - $120,200

Starting Pay: based on education and experience.

Application Requirements:

To apply, apply here. Submit a cover letter that includes where you learned of the job opening, a resume, and three professional references. Please also include examples of leading team coverage including breaking news and enterprise reporting.

Application Deadline: August 20th, 2022

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

At Colorado Public Radio we are committed to cultivating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that helps us represent the voices of the communities within Colorado. We highly encourage candidates with unique contributions such as ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, nation of origin, age, language, veteran status, color, religion, disability and sexual orientation to apply to our openings. CPR is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.



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