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News Director Job in Springfield, MO


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Oversees day to day newsroom operations and provides long-term strategic vision for the News department
• Effectively recruits, hires and manages all news department personnel
• Responsible for building, training and empowering an effective newsroom management team and staff
• Establishes overall strategy with General Manager for audience growth
• Monitors daily and long-term story coverage and assignments
• Prepares and manages departmental budget.
• Responsible for effectively communicating departmental goals and plans, and ensures those plans are carried out by managers and staff
• Works in conjunction with other department managers to accomplish overall station mission and goals.
Knowledge/ Skill/ Ability/ Education/ Experience Requirements:
• College degree or equivalent work experience
• Three to five years news management experience
• Sound editorial judgment and excellent communication skills required
• Strong initiative and attention to detail required
• Must be willing to work flexible hours and posses the ability to work well with others.

Physical Requirements: Sitting 90%, standing/walking 10%. Ability to lift and carry 10 – 25 lbs. for short distances. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear. Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.

Working Conditions: Work is performed in a controlled atmosphere. Some exposure to atmospheric conditions may be encountered.

Licensing Requirements: Must hold a valid Missouri driver’s license and be insurable.

Station Contact: Beth Keeling – Human Resources Coordinator
999 West Sunshine
Springfield, Mo. 65807
Phone: 417-268-3096
Fax: 417-268-3361

KYTV is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
The job description does not necessarily contain all of the actual or essential duties of this position.
All job offers are contingent upon passing a security clearance.

Station web site: KSPR-TV


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