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News Director Opening at KTTC

News Director

Details: Here’s your chance to lead a truly special newsroom—in a place you would be proud to call home. NBC affiliate KTTC in Rochester, Minnesota has a newsroom loaded with talent! We are committed to strong journalism and community service and we are #1 in southeastern Minnesota.

This could be one of the best jobs you will ever have. Southeastern Minnesota is a beautiful part of the country recognized again and again for its incredible quality of life. Rochester itself is known for its incredible quality of life, with Mayo Clinic and IBM among our strong corporate citizens.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Experience: KTTC’s next News Director will be ready to lead our award-winning newsroom with established leadership skills and at least five years of experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and maintaining market leading standards for newsroom operations and content. Other duties include hiring, supervising and evaluating news personnel, as well as preparation and administration of newsroom budgets and capital requests. The News Director is expected to work closely with other department managers to achieve the company’s overall performance goals.

Requirements: You must be a catalyst and a leader in our digital and social efforts as well and set the tone every day in the newsroom. You must be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of multi-platform news gathering and reporting, as well as sound journalistic principles. The ability to make fast, accurate journalistic and logistical judgments is critical. Excellent coaching and communication skills are required.

Additional Information:

KTTC-TV is proud to be a Quincy Media station. Join our team and see why Quincy has been named one of the top companies to work for in the business. Visit for links to all stations and opportunities. EOE


If you think you’re qualified, want to work with a great group of people and live in one of America’s best cities, send your link, cover letter, resume and references to:

Jim McKernan

Regional Vice President, Quincy Media Inc.


For additional info contact Jim McKernan or visit

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Posted by on 06.08.2019 @ 00:00:00