Position: News Director Detroit Lakes
Reports to: Operations Manager

About this job:

Leighton Broadcasting in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is looking for an addition to our on-air team as News Director. You will lead all aspects of the cluster’s news experience -- collecting, writing, and producing news content delivered on-air and through our digital, social media and video channels.

You must be proficient in writing stories for both on-air, online and video delivery. You will be visible in the community attending city council, county, school board meetings and other community focused events to create relationships with community leaders. You will be responsible for keeping our content new, fresh, and breaking to increase engagement with our brands.

Knowledge of Microsoft 365, NexGen/Zetta, and audio/video editing software is a plus.

Leighton Broadcasting is an employee-owned ESOP company offering a 401K Plan, Health, Disability and Life Insurance and vacation time. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and an organization that actively gives back to our community though our people, time, talent, and treasure.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, submit your resume and audio sample to General Manager Jeff Leighton at Jobs@leightonbroadcasting.com.