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News Producer – 6:30pm

JOB DESCRIPTION: The News Producer’s duties will include creating, organizing, writing and assembling nightly newscasts and assisting with management of the station’s news website and other online and mobile ventures.

SKILLS: The successful candidate will be expected to function within the framework of a research-driven news department that emphasizes source cultivation, enterprising and breaking news. Employee must have the flexibility to work in the modern newsroom and have a grasp on how stories are told in a multiplatform approach. The right candidate must be a strong writer, have good organizational skills and superior news judgment. He/she will have an eye for video, graphics and the elements that convey urgency and importance in a live newscast. The candidate must work well under pressure, work well with other people and meet strict deadlines.

HOURS/SCHEDULE: This is a full-time position, scheduled Monday through Friday from 2:00pm to 11:00pm with flexibility required by the employee.

EDUCATION: A college degree in journalism, communication or a related field is preferred. Previous newsroom experience is a plus.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The position will require operation of a company vehicle or a personal vehicle for business use. Candidate must pass a drug test, background check, and MVR check.

NPG of Missouri LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Send Resume and resume reel/link to: Donna Farmer, Director of HR & Billing, 501 Business Loop 70 E, Columbia, MO 65201.

ABC 17 News Team


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