• Full Time
  • Anywhere

El Paso,TX

Entravision

DESCRIPTION

Job Description/Responsibilities:  The News Producer is responsible for development and organization of the local newscasts including writing, story development and showcasing and will be responsible for overseeing the live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions.  Candidates will work closely with the News Director, Assignment Editor, and MMJ’s to determine content needs.  Qualified candidates will be key in enhancing content of the rundown with graphics, video, research and station branding.  Other responsibilities include but not limited to being able to write clearly for multiple platforms, posting content to the station website, creation and execution of on air graphics and editing some video.

 

Job Requirements/Qualifications:  

 

Qualified candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills and must have a passion for great visual storytelling, and should be able to write clearly for Television broadcasts.  Candidate should be an energetic, experienced journalist who works well in an often-fast paced, deadline oriented environment.  Strong written, organization, communication and writing skills are a must as is a keen editorial judgment and ability to handle breaking news.  Candidate must have knowledge of and demonstrate creative skills, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Essential Functions

 

Develops interesting story ideas using strong editorial judgment.

Assists in coordinating interviews and logistics for field crews.

Facilitates the news gathering process and ensures comprehensive coverage of all news stories across all of the platforms

Develops enterprise story ideas consistent with the Entravision news brand

Cultivates contacts important to news coverage in the market, including law enforcement

Writes compelling stories for newscasts

Calls sources and follows up on leads, identifying the most compelling video and sound

Masters the station’s graphics system and uses all of the available information and media to craft compelling and accurate daily stories on-line and on air

Works closely with fellow producers, anchors, reporters, and control room operators to ensure technically flawless newscasts.

 

Competencies

 

Multi-task in a dynamic, high pressure, deadline and content driven and technology-intensive environment.

Candidates must be able to read, write, and speak Spanish fluently

Strong proficiency in iNews preferred

Self-starter who knows how to craft news, sports, and weather stories from beginning to end

Excellent writing and oral communication

Excellent people skills

Sound judgment

Strategic thinking

Strong leadership

Teamwork

 


REQUIREMENTS

Required Education and Experience

 

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalist, Communications or a related field equivalent training and/or experience.  3 or more years’ experience in a Producer role within a true newsroom, non-college station

Live shot experience is a must

Solid social media experience and be well connected

Demonstrated experience as an Associate Producer preferred

Strong understanding of news gathering ethical and legal issues

Genuine enthusiasm for work and a drive for excellence

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

 

This is a Full Time position, Monday through Friday.  Must be able to work holidays as needed and the necessary hours to perform the duties as outlined above.  Actual hours and schedule may vary.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

 

Reports directly to the New Director

 

Other Duties

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 


ADDITIONAL INFO

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees. Entravision is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should apply online at entravision.com

http://www.entravision.com