WTOL 11 is seeking an experienced newscast producer for our newscasts. As a news producer, you will collaborate with news managers, directors, reporters, and anchors on the overall content and flow of our broadcasts.
The producer will primarily focus on originating and producing daily stories for on-air broadcasts. This position will work with all newsroom staff to develop content that showcases the news of the day and delivers interesting and engaging content to the public.
Our producers are more than show stackers – they are producing engaging and impactful content in a creative way. Also our producers are contributors who speak up and help in our editorial process with story selection.
- Create, write, and edit content for newscasts.
- Work with other show producers, on-air talent, and news management, to create new content and showcase content in unique ways. Work with the digital team to highlight digital content on air, making sure this content is being properly showcased inside all newscasts.
- Look for opportunities to create original content. Work with reporters and anchors and MSJ’s to enhance their daily stories with graphics and production techniques that will help tell the story in a more visual and compelling way.
- Collaborate with the newsroom managers on developing news stories and planning; pitch and write/produce stories on-air news coverage and online platforms.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or a related field or equivalent experience required
- Must be creative and a forward-thinker and have excellent news judgment.
- Candidate should be able to write compelling copy that is clear and concise.
- 1-3 years’ newsroom producing
- Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
- Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred
- Utilize AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging
- Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
- Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
- Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit http://www.TEGNA.com.
TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.
TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.