Head Of News, Régina

Last update 2024-06-20
Expires 2024-07-20
ID #2179029281
Head Of News, Régina
Canada, Saskatchewan, Regina,
Modified June 3, 2024


Harvard Media operates at the forefront of news and information delivery in Saskatchewan. As one of Saskatchewan’s largest news organizations, Harvard Media has two leading news radio stations, “CKRM” in Regina and “GX94” in Yorkton, and comprehensive digital platforms, including Sask, Sask Ag, and Moose We are dedicated to delivering high-quality, balanced news that resonates with the community. Our news partnerships extend our reach, ensuring our content is accessible across multiple media channels, including more than a dozen local newspapers. As the Head of News, you will be instrumental in steering our omnichannel news distribution strategy by overseeing a diverse team of journalists and ensuring that news delivery is both impactful and reflective of Saskatchewan's unique dynamics. This role requires a deep understanding of local politics, societal trends, and audience engagement strategies, emphasizing maintaining journalistic integrity and balance. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Lead and mentor a team of journalists and editors across broadcast and digital platforms. Develop and implement innovative content strategies that enhance audience engagement and growth across all channels. Foster strong relationships with community leaders, governmental bodies, and the public to enhance news gathering and ensure comprehensive coverage. Oversee editorial content to ensure it aligns with our commitment to balanced and accurate reporting. Collaborate with the marketing and digital teams to optimize content distribution and maximize reach. Utilize modern tools and distribution channels, including social media, You Tube, and other emerging platforms, to extend reach and audience engagement. Manage partnerships and collaborations that enhance our content offerings and expand our audience base. Monitor analytics to gauge content performance and adjust strategies as needed. Ensure compliance with journalistic standards and ethics across all platforms. Other duties as assigned. Essential Knowledge and Skills: Editorial leadership and team management experience. Expertise in developing and executing innovative content strategies. Strong networking and relationship-building skills with community stakeholders. Comprehensive understanding of journalistic standards and ethics. Proficiency in utilizing digital platforms and analytics tools for content optimization. Proven track record in driving audience engagement and growth across broadcast and digital channels. Essential Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, Communications, or related field. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in news journalism or communications, with at least 5 years in a leadership role. Proven track record of successful team leadership and newsroom management. Extensive knowledge of the Saskatchewan social, political, and business landscape and its key players. Strong network of contacts in news, politics, and community affairs across Saskatchewan. Exceptional editorial judgment and understanding of news ethics. Proficiency in digital content strategy and audience development. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Benefits: Dental care Extended health care Life insurance RRSP match Vision care Wellness program Standard Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm (community interaction as necessary)Harvard Media is committed to providing challenging and rewarding career opportunities. If you feel you are the person we are looking for in this position, please apply with your resume in confidence. Please indicate “Head of News - Regina” in your subject line of your email. This position reports to: Chief Product Officer Location: Regina, SKApplication Deadline: June 15, 2024 Harvard Media values diversity in its work force and is committed to Employment Equity.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Head of news

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