Executive Producter

Springfield, MO
Posted: 2018-03-07


The Executive Producer assists the News Director with all aspects of news, weather and sports programming production, and serves as the news manager in the newsroom.



Assists the News Director with management of all aspects of the News Department (other than Production).
Assists with planning, staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department.
Consults on decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.
Must be able to produce newscasts on a daily basis. 
Critiques newscasts on a daily basis to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.
Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.
Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals.
Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming.
Responds to coverage questions.
Serves as the News Director in his/her absence.
Performs other duties as assigned. 


Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
Fluency in English.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Minimum two years experience in news programming production, with some leadership experience preferred.
Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The Executive Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Executive Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.


Apply online at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7737


Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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