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Entry Level: N
Position reports to title: News Director Chuck Maulden
Work hours schedule: 7a-3:30p
Full Time: Y
Exempt (not eligible for over time): Y
Number hours per week: 40 Plus

Brief description of duties & responsibilities:

  1. Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups.
  2. Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories.
  3. Coordinates logistics for news personnel.
  4. Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of all possible news stories, and works with the News Director to develop plans for all broadcasts.
  5. Assists in development, planning and follow-up of all news stories.
  6. Edits video clips as assigned.
  7. Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
  8. Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Work experience and education required for position:

  1. Bachelor`s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  2. Minimum two years` experience in news operations.
  3. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  4. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  5. Flexibility to work any shift.
Special Skills Required:
  1. Fluency in English.
  2. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

If interested, mail or email resume to Charles Maulden: KOZL/KOLR
2650 E. Division
Springfield, MO 65803

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
If you have any questions, contact Terri Bush, Director Human Resources

DEADLINE: 2013-07-24