TV assignment manager (Mason City, IA)

Do you like developing news? Do you like beating the competition to a story? If you can multi-task and are an in-charge person, this job may be for you.

KIMT-TV (CBS) in Mason City, IA, is seeking an assignment manager. This position develops, sets up and delegates assignments to reporters, while coordinating breaking news coverage. 

KIMT News 3’s assignment manager will also assist the news director with long-range planning. The winning applicant will also help with scheduling, as well as vehicle and equipment maintenance.

Experience: A familiarity with important court cases in the area and keeping up with court beats is also a plus, but training will be made available. 

Requirements: Candidates must have a college degree or equivalent in related work experience. Along with excellent communication skills, organization is a must. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of or a willingness to learn video shooting and editing, as well as be computer literate. 

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a substance abuse test and a background screening. Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving lesson. KIMT-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Contact: Please send cover letter and resume to: KIMT-TV, Attn: Business Administrator, P.O. Box 620, Mason City, IA 50402 or by email to: Deadline for application is Oct. 3, 2013.