NEWS SPECIALIST

KFVS12 is the #1 local TV station serving as the CBS/CW/MeTV affiliate in the Cape Girardeau, Missouri/Paducah, Kentucky/Harrisburg, Illinois market. Founded in 1954, KFVS12 has a rich heritage of serving “America’s Heartland” with the best local news and weather information, along with a legacy of community service and disaster relief. KFVS12 produces more local news than any other station in the market, currently offering 35.5 hours every week, along with special high profile, topical local news programming. Heartland News on KFVS12 consistently leads the competition in award winning journalism having been honored this year with numerous Missouri and Illinois Broadcasters’ Awards as well as prestigious Edward R. Murrow awards. The Cape Girardeau market covers 45 counties in four states and is home to four division one universities. It is where the North meets the South and East meets West. The area is rich with many diverse communities, including historic river front towns, that offer a variety of unique benefits and recreational opportunities. It is also conveniently located for easy travel to St. Louis, Memphis, Nashville and Chicago. The station has an exceptional staff that is committed to maintaining the legacy of the institution of KFVS. They are forward thinking with news coverage in on-air newscasts and 24/7 on numerous digital platforms, consistently leading the competition in digital traffic across the board. This provides exciting opportunities throughout the station including News, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, and more.

JOB SUMMARY

KFVS-TV is seeking a part-time News Specialist. Successful candidate will be a team player who performs traditional production assistant duties (chyron, audio, studio camera and teleprompter) as well as newsroom duties which will include photography, editing and writing for KFVS and KFVS12.com. This is an exciting position with great potential for upward mobility. Candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends as needed up to 29 hours a week.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of television news production, including: -running studio cameras -operating an audio board -running Chyron -editing and clipping video -posting to the web -other duties as assigned

Requirements:

*Strong verbal and written communication skills. * Familiarity with digital video cameras, non-linear editing, and Social Media platforms * Ability to lift 35-40 lbs. of gear * Willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays if needed * Candidate must pass a drug screen and possess a good driving record.

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