Unique position to cover government and state politics in the State of Missouri. This Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) will report for four Missouri television markets including St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Joplin, with a potential reach of 2.4 million television households. The Bureau Chief will work five days a week out of an established office in Jefferson City, Missouri. The candidate selected for this position must possess strong knowledge of government, legislative structure and legislative priorities in the State of Missouri. Organizational strengths are a must as the Bureau Chief will work five days a week to plan coverage in the state capital including legislation debated and voted on by both the Missouri Senate and House of Representatives during their sessions. The MMJ will need to have strong technical skills to shoot, edit and provide live shots daily to Missouri Nexstar stations. In addition, the Bureau Chief will develop contacts statewide to insure coverage meets standards for journalistic integrity, accuracy and fairness. The candidate selected will work daily with all Missouri Nexstar stations to set coverage priorities, and will report to the VP News of KTVI in St. Louis.
Successful candidate will shoot, write and edit custom daily broadcast content for each market, be available for daily live shots in all four markets, and update content on various web and digital platforms.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Operate newsroom computer systems, editing, live and camera equipment.