Category:
News
Position/Title:
Producer, News
Details:
News Producer

WRBL-TV Columbus, Georgia / Nexstar Media Group is accepting applications for a qualified News Producer.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Produce newscasts, digital-exclusive streams and programs, social media streams and programs

Coordinate and lead team members across several departments to create and present stories and shows on all platforms

Create text and video content for newscasts, website, and social media platforms

Edit video

Coordinate breaking news and severe weather coverage as needed on all platforms

Work sources to consistently generate strong enterprise story ideas

Know and be able to use FOIA to gather information for stories

Interact successfully with fan base on social media platforms

Interact successfully with fan base at station community and promotional events

Tech Skills

Hardware:
Must be able to operate computers, smart phones, video cameras, microphones, tripods, lights, TVU bonded cellular live gear, and station motor vehicles.

Software:
Strong capabilities with AP ENPS newsroom software, Chyron graphics interface, Adobe Premiere, mobile video editing software programs, Anvato, BitCentral, OBS, live transmission apps, Word Press, social media platforms’ publishing interfaces (stories & live streams), and email required.

Understanding of and capabilities with Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Chartbeat, Crowd Tangle, Social Media Newsdesk, and HTML web skills is a big plus.

Job Skills

Strong news judgement

Strong storytelling skills

Never miss a deadline – strong time management and organizational skills

Flexible approach to work and ability to quickly adapt and change tactics to meet coverage needs

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Ability to function at a high level under pressure

Low to zero call reluctance and approach anxiety when dealing with sources

Integrity in all you do and say

Unselfish in duties and in interaction with teammates

Competitive against and respectful toward members of other news outlets

High level of curiosity

Technical acumen

Master the use of your gear, protect your gear, and care for your gear

Commitment to continuous learning

Receptive to feedback and coaching

Schedule (Days & Times): as assigned (normally weeknights)

Minimum Experience:  1-year preferred

Minimum Education:   Bachelors level degree in journalism, media, communications or a related field preferred.

Full-time Employee Benefits include

Vacation, Sick, Personal, Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401k etc. after a respective waiting period

Physical Requirements:

You must have the ability to bend, squat, reach, lift, carry, setup, and use a variety of equipment including video cameras, tripods, lights, mobile phones, TVU live equipment, and other gear.

You must be able to lift & carry up to 30lbs of equipment.

Job Requirements:  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and possess and maintain a clean driving record.

Pre – Employment Background Screenings are also required.  EOE   M/F/D/V

Please Add your Video Reel Link to your Resume & Attach your Resume

Using this Job Link to Apply:

https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/5913/producer-i%2c-news/job

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
7/18/2019
Closing Date:
8/31/2019
City:
Columbus – 31901
State:
Georgia
URL:
https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/5913/producer-i%2c-news/job
Experience:
Job Skills

Strong news judgement

Strong storytelling skills

Never miss a deadline – strong time management and organizational skills

Flexible approach to work and ability to quickly adapt and change tactics to meet coverage needs

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Ability to function at a high level under pressure

Low to zero call reluctance and approach anxiety when dealing with sources

Integrity in all you do and say

Unselfish in duties and in interaction with teammates

Competitive against and respectful toward members of other news outlets

High level of curiosity

Technical acumen

Master the use of your gear, protect your gear, and care for your gear

Commitment to continuous learning

Receptive to feedback and coaching

Schedule (Days & Times): as assigned (normally weeknights)

Minimum Experience:  1-year preferred

Minimum Education:   Bachelors level degree in journalism, media, communications or a related field preferred.

Requirements:
Job Requirements:  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and possess and maintain a clean driving record.

Pre – Employment Background Screenings are also required.

Physical Requirements:

You must have the ability to bend, squat, reach, lift, carry, setup, and use a variety of equipment including video cameras, tripods, lights, mobile phones, TVU live equipment, and other gear.

Contact:
Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Apply Online URL:
https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
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