FOX 5 Atlanta (DMA #6) is hiring a Senior Newscast Producer to oversee our weekend newscasts and weekend digital/social coverage and line producing newscasts as assigned.
Does this sound like you? You’re a proven, dependable leader who motivates and inspires those working with and for you. You’re driven, quick-thinking, resourceful, energetic, and have a passion for news and information. You pivot quickly and keep your cool during stressful situations.
· Plans and supervises the production of afternoon and evening newscasts on Saturday and Sunday, determining content and coverage
· Collaborates with and oversees newscast producers, associate producers, assignment editors, reporters and photographers assigned to the weekend newscasts
· Evaluates work performance of newscast producers and associate producers assigned to the weekend newscasts
· Develops, implements and maintains standards of performance in writing, reporting, photography, editing and use of graphics on the weekend newscasts
· Line produces early weekend newscasts
· Line produces and writes scripts for weekday newscasts as assigned
· Line produces unscheduled news coverage as needed
· 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
· Monitors and contributes content to the station’s digital and social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on weekends
· Innovates non-traditional storytelling techniques
· Ability to prioritize and work under daily deadline pressure
· Proficient in writing conversational broadcast news copy under deadline
· Computer literacy
· Communicates clearly and effectively/politely with the public in person and over the telephone
A bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university preferred. Minimum three years of experience producing television newscasts for broadcast at a commercial television station; four to six years preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.
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