Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: November 30, 2012

Organization: 97.9 FM WCHL

City: Chapel Hill, NC

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We look forward to hearing from you if you?re a superstar with:
 Strong journalism credentials and ethics;
 Excellent news judgment, including smart decisions on instantaneous breaking news;
 Strong skills as a story-teller.
 A commitment to producing quality work;
 Strategic social media comprehension and aptitude;
 Effective communications skills as a manager, as a representative to the community, as
a teacher, and as an announcer;
 A love for teaching, coaching and mentoring up and coming journalists;
 Organizational skills that allow for long-term planning, staff scheduling and daily
resource management
Our ideal applicant will also have newsroom experience with media management experience
being a plus, knowledge of basic audio editing and production, and a bachelor?s degree or its

Job Description:

Our News Director will care deeply about this community and about our staff. He or she will
stay on top what?s important to our listeners and set both a trail and an example in terms of work
ethic, innovation, leadership, and spirit. We cover everything in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and
Orange County - from snow days to summer festivals, from the boardroom to the gridiron. From
politics to sports, our coverage reflects and enlightens our spirited and passionate audience.
You will be terrific managing the staff, working cooperatively with other managers, reporting live
and recorded news, planning special-event coverage and responding to breaking news as it
happens. News reporting is a 24/7 business and the nature of media is transforming by the day,
so you will have to work hard and be at ease venturing into new areas.

Application Process:
send your resume and a cover letter to