Producer

The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them
    into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web.
  • Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast
    or on-line publication.
  • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet
    business objectives.
  • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process
    and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
  • Monitor post-production processes to ensure accurate
    completion of details.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences
    across all digital devices.
  • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target
    audiences.
  • Research production topics using the internet, video
    archives, and other information sources.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists,
    anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  • Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing.
  • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical
    skills.
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and
    understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
  • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination
    techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain
    via written, oral, and visual media.
  • Ability to meet quality standards for service &
    evaluate customer satisfaction.
  • Proficient in non-linear editing.

Education/Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute 2+ years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

Training/Equipment:  Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:  High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Contact: Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll
Job Req #: 5779

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