Global News Edmonton - Corus
Work From Home / Remote (All Provinces)

News Director/Station Manager – Global News Edmonton

Division: Global News Edmonton

Work Status: Full time

Location: Edmonton, AB (Onsite)


Global News Edmonton has an exciting leadership opportunity and is looking for an engaging leader to become their next News Director/Station Manager. Reporting to the VP of Local News, the News Director/Station Manager will be responsible for all station operations, managing the Edmonton newsroom and ensuring adherence to the Journalistic Principles and Practices requirements. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in sharing the editorial direction and ensuring the delivery of high-quality News content that resonates with our audience.

You will contribute by:

  • Overseeing all station operations, community engagement and employee engagement for Global Edmonton.
  • Setting the editorial direction for Global Edmonton.
  • Adherence to the Journalistic Principles and Practices, applicable codes of conduct and legal requirements for Global Edmonton.
  • Developing and fostering a culture that serves each of the platforms (Television, Radio, digital and OTT), ensuring strong local News coverage, community reflection and content.
  • Developing relationships with community leaders and consumers of the on-air/online product to ensure that Global News is representative of its local community.
  • Leading and driving achievement of a high-performance culture.
  • Talent retention and development.
  • Achievement of financial targets.
  • With the senior leadership team for Global News, setting the strategic direction of the station.
  • Working with Sales leaders to develop and implement sales opportunities for Global Edmonton, ensuring that all sales integrations align with our Journalistic Principles and Practices.
  • Developing and rolling out plans to ensure the achievement of operating plans.
  • Managing change with effective communication, planning, and engagement with teams.
  • Developing Corus Values with teams, reinforce their importance and personally demonstrate those values.
  • Continually looking for new opportunities and more efficient/effective ways to accomplish goals/targets.
  • Staying up to date and embracing technological change to ensure Global Edmonton remains a market leader on all platforms.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.


Skills and experience you will bring:

  • Post-secondary education in journalism, communications, or relevant professional experience.
  • At least 10 years of large market newsroom experience at a senior management level.
  • Experienced News Leader that has collaborated with large teams.
  • Proven leadership and management skills with the ability to inspire and lead a diverse team.
  • Strong, driven communicator with a passion for News.
  • A proven history of mentoring and developing talent.
  • Ability to lead and coach News Managers, Managing Editors and Executive Producers to ensure strategic direction is understood.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, procedures, and best practices in the industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to make strategic decisions in a fast-paced and evolving media landscape.
  • An amazing attitude that will engage and motivate teams by living into the Corus values to Win Together, make it Happen, Learn Every Day, Think Beyond and Show We Care.


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Additional Details

Code: Req #3440
Category: Radio
Location: Work From Home / Remote (All Provinces)
Posted: Feb 02, 2024
Closing: Mar 06, 2024
Type: Full-time
Experience: Senior
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