POSTING DATE: February 05, 2018
JOB TITLE: News Producer
COMPANY: KOB, News/Weather/Sports
STATUS: Full Time, Hourly
KOB Eyewitness News 4 is seeking a dynamic Producer for our Newsroom! Two years’ experience and a college degree in journalism or related field plus computer skills are required. This position is for a news producer in a top 40 competitive news market. We’re looking for a producer with excellent news writing skills, solid storytelling ability through the effective use of video and graphics, strong news judgment, good people skills and the ability to thrive as a member of a team. Our producers must thrive on breaking news, juggling numerous tasks and must be able to create high-quality newscasts under strict daily deadlines. Drive and ambition to win in a competitive environment are essential. Must have a valid drivers’ license and a good driving record, both will be checked.
We’re aggressive about breaking news and ensuring we’re not only first but the best source in our market. Our producers are crucial to our success. Your responsibilities will include “producing” not just stacking newscasts, writing updates and teases, writing for the web, coordinating news coverage, and helping with special projects. We want producers who have passion about the day’s news and what they want to see in their newscasts. Successful candidates must be able to guide reporters and other staff members in areas such as putting together story elements and the effective usage of graphics and pre-production. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Mobility to move around newsroom and broadcast facility. Dexterity to operate equipment. Seeing and hearing necessary to handle all job functions.
No Telephone Calls Please
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