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The Walt Disney Company Manager - News & Content, KFSN-TV in Fresno, California

Job Summary:

KFSN-TV/ ABC30, the Walt Disney/ABC owned station in Fresno, CA is seeking a manager to supervise day to day news content and broadcasts.


The market’s long-time #1 news team is seeking a candidate with superior news judgment and strong editorial, promotional and communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and dedicated hands-on newsperson to lead the daily operation of linear and digital content creation. Must be a master show doctor who knows how to create extremely compelling and visual newscasts in this day and age when people can get content at any time. Our team is aggressive with breaking news on all platforms, enterprise reporting, severe weather coverage and social media. This newsroom leader will supervise producers, reporters, photographers, and multi-media journalists. Reporting directly to the News Director, the candidate will also will work hand in hand with the other newsroom managers on content creation, editorial strategy and staffing. This position also requires close collaboration with production crews, programming and marketing.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience leading a newsroom during major breaking news events; ability to manage on air and behind the scenes personnel in high pressure, deadline situations; strong script and tease writing skills and Master copy editor; strong understanding of multiple digital platforms and new technology; ability to understand and pivot quickly based on digital analytics and research; Dalet experience is a plus.

Job ID: 763982BR

Location: Fresno,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

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