News Director

February 7, 2020 by Comments Off on News Director


KOLD is the legacy CBS station in sunny Tucson Arizona. Tucson is a very competitive market with the top three stations separated by tenths of a point in most cases. The news department is also responsible for producing three and a half hours of news per day for the TEGNA Fox affiliate through an SSA agreement. KOLD is positioning itself as a strong community partner. Tucson is a top 70 market and is growing steadily. It is home to the University of Arizona.


JOB SUMMARY The News Director will have the challenge of balancing a senior staff and developing great young talent. The News Director must be willing to work hand in hand with a strong marketing team to build and promote strong news content that is important to the residents of Southern Arizona. The goals are simple develop strong local content and grow all assets in the newsroom.


GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES The News Director will also be responsible for content produced on station website and digital platforms while developing the people that are gathering and producing that content. We are looking for a team player that sees the needs of the station as their own and is willing to work on all opportunities that arise.



Prior News Director or Assistant News Director experience preferred. Flexible work hours required and possible overtime. Please apply online at and attach resume


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