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News Director

Posted on 05/22/23 11:34 by KPCW Radio
salary $60,000-$75,000
location Utah
time Full Time
Job Start Date: ASAP
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KPCW in Park City, Utah, has an opportunity for a seasoned journalist who is looking to live in one of the most beautiful areas of the country next to world-renowned ski resorts in a community that enthusiastically supports public radio and local news.


KPCW is the main daily source of live, local news in Summit and Wasatch counties.  An NPR affiliate, the station is known for its flagship show, The Local News Hour; its excellent website, kpcw.org; and its new Monday - Friday newsletter, “The Local.”


With a newsroom of six full-time journalists and two part-time journalists, this public radio station punches above its weight. Our area is one of the fastest-growing in the country-- and the news is plentiful.


The News Director will lead the day-to-day operations of KPCW’s newsroom, assigning reporters, approving content for on air and online, and doing some reporting of their own. The News Director may be asked to anchor newscasts, host programs, and help during station fundraising activities.



-Detailed knowledge of local, regional, and national news.

-Plan and manage all daily newsroom operations, both on air and online, coordinate editorial meetings and news   coverage, including collaborating and communicating with KPCW’s news-sharing partners.  Maintain the news daybook, calendar, and contact list.

-Supervise newsroom personnel from daily assignments to annual reviews.

-Report and anchor on a regular basis.

-Comprehensive knowledge of all the ways news consumers find their news - whether it’s over the air, online, on mobile apps, podcasts, social media, etc.

-Most importantly, the News Director will ensure that KPCW’s reputation as a credible, accurate, objective and fair source of local news is not only preserved, but enhanced in the community.



-Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field

-Professional experience in newsgathering, writing, and editing

-Professional experience managing a newsroom staff -Displays knowledge and adherence to high ethical journalism standards -Must have excellent memory for details, meet daily deadlines under pressure and deal effectively   with simultaneous tasks

-Broad knowledge of local, regional, and national issues

-Effective communication and interpersonal skills 

-Online research, word processing and digital editing skills -Familiarity with audio recorders, audio editing software, public media news, still and video photography and social media

-Ability to operate light office equipment 


•              401(k) matching

•              Flexible spending account

•              Health insurance

•              Life insurance

•              Paid time off •              Free garage parking



•              Monday to Friday

•              Weekend and evening as needed


Ability to commute/relocate

•              Park City, UT 84060: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


•              Driver's License (Preferred)


Range starts at $65,000


To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to:               Renai Bodley Miller, President and General Manager of KPCW,

                                              renai@kpcw.org. No phone calls, please.


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