- Managing Editor

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Managing Editor


Managing Editor

• Intermediate Level


NEWS CENTER Maine’s Bangor newsroom is looking for a Managing Editor to teach, mentor and oversee a great team of new professional journalists.

Category Editor  Video Editor 
Location Maine
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 17, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Provide consistent & constructive feedback on product & performance for each team member
  • Build and maintain a Bangor newsroom environment for efficiency and positivity
  • Help generate story leads and participate in story selection and development for Bangor-based MMJs
  • Consistently funnel leads, sources, information, and video for consideration and inclusion
  • Personally encourage and show appreciation for unusually strong product and performance
  • Be part of the daily script review process
  • Teach and reinforce active writing, and the use of strong storytelling techniques
  • Monitor social media, scanners, press releases throughout the day for story leads and source development
  • Use web and social pages from organizations and groups as additional delivery repositories to serve our communities
  • Occasionally shoot creative stand-ups for MMJs and help with tricky or sensitive interviews for broadcast reports
  • Occasionally field produce live shots to increase creativity and/or provide security for MSJs
  • Help manage scheduling for Bangor-based news team
  • Participate in rotating weekend managers-on-call
  • Help manage Bangor team PTO and holiday requests
  • Help recruit candidates for open positions
  • Coordinate equipment supply, purchases with Chief Photographer and Technology lead
  • Oversee maintenance and upkeep of Bangor-based vehicle fleet
  • Contribute to the esprit de corps to the larger WLBZ-TV station
  • Author monthly reports for WLBZ Station Manager highlighting victories and challenges
Job Requirements:
  • 5-7 years of broadcast newsroom experience
  • 2-3 years newsroom leadership experience
  • University level degree in Journalism or similar field
  • Unwavering journalism ethics
  • Strong people management skills
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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