News Director, KCEC TV Univision Denver, CO

News Director, KCEC TV Univision Denver, CO

Date Posted:   December 2, 2021

Location/Market (City, State):  Denver, Colorado

Media (Station Call Letters and Channel):  KCEC-TV Univision

Company Division: TV

Job Type (i.e. Part-Time, Full-Time):  Full-Time

Job Title:  News Director


Job Description/Responsibilities:


KCEC-TV UNIVISION COLORADO AFFILIATE: is looking for an experienced and dynamic News Director with the talent and energy to lead our Emmy award winning News department. 

  • Primarily responsible for managing the stations' news operations, setting budgets, establishing goals and directing the staff that produces 4 newscasts daily Monday thru Friday.
  • Responsible for initiating and managing content delivery on multiple platforms.
  • Work closely with local and corporate management to establish News content, philosophy and direction.
  • Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control and brand compliancy and subsequently provide feedback to all news staff. 
  • Recruiting, hiring and negotiating contracts for news department personnel.
  • Collaborate with other managers to develop marketing plans, to establish ratings goals, and to effectively reach said goals.
  • Must have a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel, and privacy laws. 
  • You will bring strong fiscal experience for both operational and capital expenditures.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple hours of daily newscasts and must have a proven track record of success in building a winning news organization.
  • Journalism degree and a minimum of five years' experience in news management with noted leadership skills required.
  • The candidate must be bilingual Spanish / English

Special Skills / Requirements:

The special skills required for the position of news director will likely have to balance time between meeting deadlines for on-air commitments working with the news briefs producer and coordinating with the digital team, making split-second decisions on editorial content, ensuring that the editorial standards are always met. The news director maintains a close relationship with the on-air talent to maintain the editorial voice of the news. Flexibility is a key element of the news director in the face of breaking news and the ever busy digital era that requires up to the minute reporting. Speed to market is a mantra the news director embodies and leads their staff with on a daily basis. 

A complete understanding of the various elements happening and the existing programming at Univision is a vital skill to have to become the TV news director. 

Entravision is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Send Resume to:  [email protected] or mail to 1907 Mile High Stadium West Circle, Denver, CO 80204 Attn: Tonya Meyer. Apply online at

Closing Date: January 30th 2022

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

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