Colorado Public Radio (CPR) is seeking a News Director.
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.
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.
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 Type: Full Time
Hiring Range: $90,200 - $120,200
Starting Pay: based on education and experience.
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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