WHAS 11 in Louisville is looking for a Producer to join our team.



The ideal candidate can write, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for all platforms. We don't want a show "stacker". We're not interested in story count, but stories that count. Producers must be able to multi-task during the news-gathering hours. The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively. Our Producers must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.


Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion.
Write news stories for on-air broadcasting.
Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
Enterprise news stories.
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast.
Coach and inspire on-air talent to be exciting and engaging.
Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

3 Year(s)


A/BS in journalism, communications or related field
1-3 years of experience preferred
Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
Knowledge of ENPS, EDIUS and Axis graphics a plus
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

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