Producer- WAGA

PRODUCER (R50010057)

The Producer gathers news and information for newscasts and plays an active role in deciding newscast content, how stories are produced, and where they will be placed within the newscasts.

Line produces assigned newscast, and fills in on other newscasts when necessary.  Line produces unscheduled news coverage as needed. Assigns and supervises associate producers.  Prepares newscast rundowns. Utilizes a variety of storytelling techniques, devices and studio stage locations to showcase news content in the most compelling and appropriate manner possible.  Builds graphic elements for use in the newscasts. Discusses story angles and newscast content with news managers, reporters and assignment editors. Collaborates with the digital team to identify digital and social media content to present in the television newscasts, using production styles to maximize viewer interest in the newscast and engagement on the station’s digital platforms.  Innovates non-traditional storytelling techniques.  

Requirements:  Proficient in writing conversational broadcast news copy under deadline.  Communicates clearly, effectively and politely with the public in person and over the telephone.  A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred. Two years of experience producing television newscasts for broadcast on a commercial television station desired.  

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EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

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