Produce daily AM newscasts that are interesting, clear and easy to understand. Work in cooperation with other producers, anchors, reporters and photographers to develop news content that is both timely and relevant to our viewing audience. Must contribute original story ideas to the daily planning meetings, and must be able to help plan and execute sweeps strategies. Efficient writing skills, good people skills, and a knowledge and interest in current events are essential elements to success in this position.
Able to work a flexible schedule to meet breaking news needs. Able to deal diplomatically with stressful situations. Able to lead and delegate effectively to co-workers. Able to understand the relevant interests of our community. Able to grasp research and ratings information.
Applicant must provide a DVD or URL aircheck from recent newscasts that demonstrates an ability to produce in both routine and breaking news situations.
College/university degree in journalism or mass communication is preferred. Previous experience producing newscasts at a commercial television station is required. Proof of a successful internship is beneficial. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/