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KUSA-TV, the TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate located in Denver, CO is seeking a curious, creative, and ambitious Producer to shape our daily newscasts. We’ll choose the candidate who is a risk-taker and a creator with a talent for showcasing information for our audience.

We prioritize breaking news and weather, investigative journalism, and original storytelling as key components of our newscasts apart in Colorado. We're looking for someone with a proven ability to create, produce and write news of the day as well as unique content with real personality and energy to captivate and hold the audience. We value a collaborative, motivated journalist who works well within a team to bring the truth to our audience.

The core values of 9NEWS are bravery, integrity, passion, curiosity, and inclusivity.

Pay Range: $25.49 – $31.25 per hour ($53,000 – $65,000 per year) depending on experience and qualifications.


  • Craft compelling newscasts that embrace breaking news, enterprise content, emotion, and showcasing
  • Work directly with Executive Producer & news leaders to consistently build a high-quality news show
  • Quickly react to breaking news and manage the show's timing
  • Booth continuous coverage on broadcast and live streams for breaking news, weather coverage, and community events
  • Use our extensive toolkit along with your own creative production techniques to enhance stories
  • Advocate for underrepresented people, communities and viewpoints to have a voice and presence in your show
  • Write in an exciting, accurate, and creative way
  • Enterprise news stories
  • Research stories to ensure they are factual and ascertain sources’ credibility
  • Use social media and digital tools to research, discover, and produce content
  • Lead and inspire a team to work together for a great newscast
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer
  • And most of all…have fun


1-3 years.


  • College degree in journalism, communications or similar
  • 1-3 years full-time newscast producing experience
  • Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
  • Strong social media skills to deliver content and listen for ideas
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, and Axis graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Shifts could include overnight hours, holidays and weekends


TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 


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 64 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.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email [email protected] 



Apply by date: June 21, 2024



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