Producer

Producer


WHAS11

Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

WHAS11 in Louisville is looking for our next newscast producer.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our producers are more than show stackers! They produce engaging and impactful content. They also have a strong knowledge of digital storytelling.

The ideal candidate is an energetic, passionate storyteller and communicator, who excels at planning, researching, and writing segments/stories.

The producer must be creative, have a strong editorial voice and the interpersonal skills to collaborate with others to ensure newscasts are executed clearly on air, are relevant to current events and meet audience preferences.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, write, and edit content for newscasts.
  • Work with other show producers, on-air talent, and news management, to create new content and showcase content in unique ways.
  • Work with digital team to highlight digital content on air, making sure this content is being properly showcased inside all newscasts.
  • Look for opportunities to create original content.
  • Work with reporters and anchors and MSJ’s to enhance their daily stories with graphics and production techniques that will help tell the story in more visual and compelling way.
  • Collaborate with the newsroom managers on developing news stories and planning; pitch and write/produce stories on-air news coverage and online platforms.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent experience required
  • Must be creative and a forward-thinker and have excellent news judgment.
  • Candidate should be able to write compelling copy that is clear and concise and come to work every day with a vision for his/her newscast.
  • 1-3 years’ newsroom producing
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

Apply Link: http://www.jobs.net/j/JbrHBOoS