The primary responsibility of the News Producer is to produce, write and gather information and graphics for highly produced newscasts, programming and station websites. The Producer is responsible for writing and producing news stories, show opens and graphics elements. The Producer will be required to fill in on other newscasts or the station website as needed. The Producer is expected to submit daily story ideas, contribute recommendations on daily story coverage and special assignments. The Producer will also copy edit news stories by reporters and writers, produces special news events, shows and coverage outside the daily newscasts. Performs other duties as assigned.
Two – three years minimum producing experience. Demonstrate excellent writing and communication skills. Have knowledge of computers. Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts and schedules. Have the ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines. Must keep up on local, state, national and international events. Must work individually as well as part of a team. Work on various platforms including broadcast, mobile and web. Quick writer, must know spelling and grammar, have strong communication skills, be detail oriented and have good news judgement.