News Producer

WLWT Hearst Television - Full Time

Job #21480

Description

WLWT-TV has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, has the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner.  We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must be dedicated to winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an experience for viewers
  • Working with and guiding reporters in story production
  • Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff

Requirements

Qualifications
  • Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
  • Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Must be available to work holidays, shifts that could include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news
 

Education:


College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience

  Experience
  • 2 years producing experience preferred
  • Creative presentation style
  • Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses
  • Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered

Industries

Broadcasting, Journalism

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