Average News Director Salary

$55,565
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$29k
MEDIAN
$56k
90%
$133k

The average salary for a News Director is $55,565

Base Salary
$29k - $133k
Bonus
$515 - $24k
Total Pay
$28k - $130k
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What Do News Directors Do?

News Director Tasks
  • Oversee daily operations, including setting schedules and prioritizing stories.
  • Enforce ethical standards and monitor news to ensure high quality.
  • Evaluate and ensure a broad coverage of news stories to meet strategic goals.
  • Conceptualize and evaluate article pitches to direct creation of news stories.
  • Hire staff, train them in standards and evaluate their performance.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
61.7%
Female
38.3%
This data is based on 60 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

74%

Vision

67%

None

15%