News Director

KCBD (Lubbock, Texas)

Posted 2 years ago

KCBD – Lubbock, TX – The dominant number one station on the South Plains has an opening for a News Director to lead the award-winning news department.  The winning candidate will be a passionate, proven leader capable of recruiting, motivating, teaching, mentoring, and retaining a diverse newsroom.

JOB SUMMARY: News Director will have the challenge of covering a regional population of over 350,000 people.  Lubbock is the 11th largest city in the state of Texas and home to Texas Tech University.  The News Director will oversee the content and production of 26 ½ hours of news each week and work directly with the longest running anchor team in the country. 

The News Director will also be responsible for content produced on station website and digital platforms.  We are looking for a visionary with demonstrated skills and experience as a manager in local television news who also has the desire to live in the “friendliest city in the country.”

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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(Pre-employment drug test required as well as motor vehicle driving record will be reviewed)

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