Brand Manager (KNX News, Los Angeles)

Job Locations USA-CA-Los Angeles
ID
2022-4553
Category
Programming
Type
Regular

Overview

KNX News is looking for a dynamic new leader to preside over its award-winning all-news brand. KNX has been delivering best-in-class reporting over the Southern California radio airwaves for 100 years and has recently moved to the FM dial while also building out its digital footprint. We are looking for an innovative strategic thinker with a passion for news and a multi-platform orientation. The Brand Manager oversees editorial strategy and the KNX newsroom, including broadcast and digital operations, with an eye towards audience and revenue growth and engagement on all platforms. This is a phenomenal opportunity to take the reins of a powerful long-running news brand with strong ties to its local community and lead it to even higher ground.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage all KNX programming and digital staff

  • Set and implement editorial and brand strategy to guide daily newsgathering and programming output (OTA and digital)

  • Recruit, direct and coach talent 

  • Develop and direct execution of station imaging

  • Work with Market Manager and sales teams on developing sales packages and innovative revenue opportunities

  • Collaborate with Audacy news brands to optimize sharing and distribution of best original reporting and programming

  • Cultivate events and other public initiatives to raise awareness and profile of KNX brand in local community

  • Develop and manage strategic editorial and network partnerships

  • Interpret Nielsen data and other audience analytics and research to guide programming and editorial content decisions and audience development tactics

  • Set clear goals and KPIs and appraise individual and team performance

  • Ensure brand compliance with FCC regulations and Audacy programming standards

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5+ years of experience managing a large-market news operation

  • Demonstrated record of innovation and experimentation in the news realm

  • Passion for local news and audio storytelling in all forms

  • Experience managing, coaching and mentoring newsroom management and broadcast talent

  • Excellent communication and presentations skills

  • Outstanding news judgment and journalistic ethics

  • Experience working with sales and business teams on revenue generation

  • Command of Nielsen data and digital analytics

  • Understanding of the Los Angeles news market and competitive landscape

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

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