News Director

Website WDBJ Television

WDBJ7-the region's #1 newscast in Roanoke/Lynchburg VA market

WDBJ Television, a Gray owned broadcast property located in one of the most beautiful parts of our country, is looking for a dynamic News Director to lead the news department of this dominate #1 station in a top 70 market.

We are looking for a leader with great news judgment, communication skills and the ability to inspire their team. Our newsroom has developed a culture that pushes each journalist to be their best while offering the support needed to learn and grow each day.  We’re ready for our next leader to take us to a new level.

The News Director supervises all news programming and personnel and establishes policies for standards and practices within the news and operations department. The News Director will provide long-term strategic vision for the News department and protects the journalist integrity of the station.

The ability to work as a team with other department heads will be crucial for this position. The News Director will be expected to collaborate with sales, creative services and engineering to ensure that we have the best product on the air while also driving revenue.

WDBJ Television has the resources, experience and most importantly the attitude to win even bigger in this market. Are you the leader to take us to that next level? If so, send your resume to [email protected] and apply online at

WDBJ/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing. Also, if applicable to the position, MVR/Driver’s review and testing. EOE

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