News Director

Job Locations USA-VA-Richmond


Join Us in the Future of News at Audacy Richmond! 

At Newsradio WRVA, we're opening the doors to the future of news and politics, and we want you to be part of it. We're searching for a visionary News Director to join us in one of America's coolest cities and be part of a legendary radio station. This is not just any job; this is an adventure into the future.

If you're an on-air personality with a passion for journalism, innovative tech, and a sprinkle of the cool factor, we want to speak with you. 

Audacy offers full time employees with a comprehensive benefits package to include:  health care coordinator, medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, disability, life insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal, parental, volunteer), 401(k) retirement plan, discounted employee stock purchase, student loan payment assistance program, legal assistance, life assistance program, identity theft protection, discounted home and auto insurance, and pet insurance.


What You'll Do:

  • Broadcasting Reimagined: You'll be rewriting the playbook on how news is presented, using state-of-the-art tech and original content creation. 
  • Newsroom Command: Lead the newsroom like a commander in chief – coordinating daily operations, coverage of breaking news, and implementing special coverage plans.
  • Talent Nurturer: Work closely with the Brand Manager to recruit, hire, train, and inspire the newsroom's future stars. Mentor your team to greatness.
  • Future Storytelling: Dive into the future of news by developing potential news stories and making innovative assignments. You're not just reporting; you're crafting the future narrative.
  • Community Connect: Engage with our audience and the community, creating a dynamic connection that sets us apart from the rest. Be a part of their world.
  • Your Mission: The Future of News!
  • Leading the Charge: Spearhead the news revolution across our five-station cluster with innovative storytelling and tech-infused broadcasts.
  • On-Air Visionary: Don't just read the news; become the news as you anchor newscasts and bring futuristic flair to every broadcast.
  • Digital Trailblazer: Create news stories that resonate with the tech-savvy audience and post them on our station's website for a digital audience.
  • Tech Pioneer: Forge partnerships with local government and law enforcement agencies, integrating state of the art tech solutions for next-gen news gathering.
  • Collaborative Futurist: Collaborate across departments to achieve groundbreaking, result-oriented teamwork goals. Think SpaceX meets radio station synergy.
  • Endless Possibilities: Expect exciting missions and challenges assigned by the Operations Director, all in line with the vision of the future.

Join us at Audacy Richmond and help us take the world of news into the future.

The future is here, and we're shaping it. Will you be part of our mission? 




Required & Preferred:

Are You Our Ideal Candidate? 

Next-Gen Radio Skills: You need to be a tech-savvy news maverick with a deep understanding of cutting-edge radio broadcast production, digital editing, and use of the latest and most up to date powered news tools.

News Story Alchemist: We're looking for someone who can turn news into gold with captivating, innovative storytelling that resonates with the modern audience.

Tech Know-How: Embrace the tech-driven era with a knack for research practices, broadcast writing, and digital/audio computer editing. You'll be riding the digital wave of news creation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 3 years experience in a management role in a medium- or large-market multimedia newsroom
  • Minimum 2 years experience live on-air News Anchoring
  • Highly organized and excellent time management skills
  • Audio production skills required
  • Familiar with FCC rules and regulations and EAS guidelines
  • Proficient in using computer systems such as RCS, Microsoft Office Suite, News Boss, Adobe Audition or other audio editing programs, Wide Orbit experience a bonus
  • Familiar with audio mixers and remote monitoring systems for radio transmissions
  • Available to be on-call as needed and for emergency wall-to-wall coverage
  • A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant’s own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD; OTC: AUDA) 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, Facebook (Audacy Corp), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc), Instagram (@lifeataudacy) and Threads (@Audacy_Corp).


Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.


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