Assistant News Director

Company: Nexstar Media Group
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Location: Springfield
Full Time

CBS/FOX in Springfield, MO is hiring an Assistant News Director. This position will help lead a team of broadcast and digital journalists and help oversee the day-to-day operation of the newsroom.

We’re looking for someone passionate about local journalism with strong leadership skills and excellent news judgment. Candidates should have previous news management experience, with a proven track record of training, developing and recruiting news talent.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Work closely with reporters, producers, digital producers, assignment desk
• Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control
• Run editorial meetings
• Develop coverage plans for breaking news and special events
• Oversee Newsroom Schedule
• Assist in employee training, feedback, and evaluations
• Help in recruiting and hiring news department personnel
• Collaborate with News Director to establish goals and develop a strategic plan for the newsroom
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by News Director

At least three years’ management experience

• Knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel and privacy laws
• Strong editorial judgment
• Great people skills
• At least three-years of management experience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• All current Nexstar employees must first contact their current manager before applying for an Internal position


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