News Director

March 7, 2018


Region/DMA:Elmira (Corning)

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. is looking for a News Director with a history of success to lead its broadcast and digital news operation in Elmira, NY. This is an opportunity to lead a very dominant news station in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York.  WETM-18 is the market leader, consistently producing 80 shares in news. In addition to our downtown Elmira main studio, we have a satellite studio in downtown Corning. We host congressional and state senate debates, as well as numerous other local projects throughout the year. We are not satisfied with an 80% share, and we continue to work aggressively to grow our audience share and length of viewing, as well as driving growth to our website, the top media website in the region,

This is an opportunity to join one of the largest owned broadcast and digital companies in the industry and manage a dominant broadcast and digital news operations as the next News Director of award winning WETM-18. The successful candidate will have an outstanding track record of  implementing and executing content acquisition and creation, the experience and ability to build a dynamic team, and the ability to work with the other WETM-18 Department Leaders to strategize and successfully collaborate on broadcast, digital and other station projects.

This position requires someone who is aggressive and excited about local news on-air and online, is out to win and will not accept any other option, is adept at leading and inspiring others to perform — and someone who is extremely organized to manage the myriad details required to keep the team organized and focused, to manage budget, and to ensure station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state and federal laws. If you are interested please forward your resume and a short biography regarding your professional history to Marci Daniels, VP and General Manager, Nexstar Broadcasting, 101 E. Water St., Elmira, NY 14901, or email to

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