News Producer

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WXIN/WTTV, A Tribune Broadcast station, is in search of a producer who will be a newsroom leader. In addition to being all over breaking news, the successful candidate must contribute story ideas on a daily basis and help generate enterprise stories. This position also requires excellent communication with anchors, reporters and assignment editors. Successful candidate will not only produce for on-air newscast – but also post content to the station’s website and update social media outlets. This position may require editing video for air. Candidates should have 3 years experience of producing, crafting urgent, relevant newscasts. Prior experience in newsroom management a plus.

Job Description: Oversees and organizes production elements of the newscast. Generates copy including teases and bumps. May have to edit video for air. Works closely with Executive Producer and Assignment Desk to maximize daily resources and appropriately reflect the news of the day. Resides in the control room during the live newscast. May help train and oversee Associate Producers. Also responsible for posting web content and social media updates. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications Necessary: College degree desired and at least 3 years newsroom experience preferred. Candidates must demonstrate a passion for news, effective writing skills, familiarity with ENG/SNG operations, organizational skills and exceptional communication skills. Leadership ability, positive attitude and creativity a must. Previous management experience a plus.

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