Sample Assistant News Director Resume

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Ollie Berry
2508 Hornor Avenue
Mena, OK 71953
(123)-936-6389
[email]

Job Objective Seeking employment as Assistant News Director in a qualified organization in order to bring my years of expertise in the industry to the table.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in Newsroom management
  • Familiarity with electronic submission systems HRSA, cns e-grants, e-grants, Fastlane and eRA Commons
  • Sound knowledge of pre-production, production , post-production and delivery for the web
  • Skilled in planning, design and completion of electronic and print media
  • In-depth knowledge of FCC rules and laws pertaining to news broadcasting
  • Sound knowledge of SPIN, BANNER and CAYUSE software
  • Strong writing, producing, creative, management and leadership skills
  • Proficient with MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access and MS Power Point
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Work Experience:

Assistant News Director, August 2005 – Present
CBS Corporation, Mena, OK

  • Managed day to day news operation for distribution to multiple platforms.
  • Developed tactics and strategies to maximize demo performance in key target areas for multiple platforms.
  • Lead coverage planning of major events, i.e. elections and special events.
  • Communicated news initiatives across departments.
  • Managed the budgetary aspects of newsroom operations.
  • Accountable for hiring and performance management of direct reports.
  • Accompanied News Director in the on-going evaluation of personnel.

Assistant News Director, May 2000 – July 2005
Broadcast, Mena, OK

  • Managed day-to-day news operations, both on-air and on-line, under the supervision of the News Director.
  • Held staff accountable to daily job requirements under the direction and guidance of the News Director.
  • Recruited, developed and trained newsroom personnel under the direction and guidance of the News Director.
  • Developed, built and executed news operations plans.
  • Ensured the journalistic, ethical and legal standards are maintained, at all times.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Media, Preston University, Cheyenne, WY

Master’s Degree in Mass Communication, Hickey College, Saint Louis, MO

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