At this moment in time, in this place in the world, there is historic opportunity. At KQED, we believe that we can be a national leader and pioneer for journalism, civic dialogue and democracy. And we are looking for a Managing Editor of News to help us do that.
The right candidate for this job appreciates the growth, scope and innovation that KQED has undergone in the past few years; but also sees potential and opportunity, and also the necessity, of the station’s editorial vision growing and developing even further.
On a day-to-day basis, the Managing Editor, News, supervises KQED’s news reporting and editing staff and oversees the daily newsgathering efforts to provide timely, high-quality news and feature coverage for TV and radio broadcast, web, video, mobile and public engagement platforms. This includes daily news and ongoing enterprise coverage. S/he works closely with the news management team to ensure effective communication and coordination among managers and front-line staff.
The Managing Editor, News, will work with the Executive Editor and senior news managers on hiring, management and content decision-making to serve a diverse community effectively and accurately. The Managing Editor helps maintain KQED’s high standards for journalistic quality and community service.
Let us tell you more about our benefits:
Whether you’re single, married, have children, are in a domestic partnership or anything in between, we have you covered. Employees at KQED enjoy a family friendly workplace offering 20 days of paid time off, 11 paid holidays, paid parental leave, family medical leave benefits, comprehensive health/vision/dental and commuter benefits as well as a 403(b) with employer match. KQED encourages diversity, openness and offers training to support personal and professional development. In addition we are proud to offer Employee Resource Groups, wellness programs as well as free KQED membership.
The mission that drives us:
KQED is for everyone who wants to be more.
KQED serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media.
We celebrate diversity, embrace innovation, value lifelong learning and partner with those who share our passion for public services.