News Producer, WDRB Media – Louisville, KY

WDRB-TV in Louisville, KY is looking for a Producer with strong writing and decision-making skills to help lead our newsroom. You will have exceptional resources at your fingertips: dedicated reporters and photographers, an executive producer, several co-producers, drone pilots, a team of digital producers and more.

 

What you will do:

  • Create daily newscast for television broadcast
  • Develop coverage plan of news with Assignment Desk
  • Responsible for the writing and organization of newscasts
  • Work closely with reporters and photographers for efficient coverage of daily news
  • Create compelling graphics for graphic applications to integrate into newscast
  • Communication at the highest level as the leader for each newscast
  • Responsible for the newscast presentation, timing, and management of stories
  • Proofread copy to find errors, make corrections, and guide others to improve writing
  • Work with Executive producer and news management as a team to produce quality newscasts

 

What you will bring:

  • Strong leadership and expert communication skills that help tie all aspects of newscast together • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
  • Creative and critical thinking is a must.
  • Strong writing and copy-editing skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage time to put together an informative newscast
  • Team player; Ability to work and collaborate with digital team
  • Knowledge of broadcast production, graphics, sports, and weather
  • Ability to be calm and decisive under pressure
  • Solid news judgment

 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field required

Experience: Minimum 1-2 years’ experience as a broadcast news producer required

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency with I-News, AVID, AVID Cloud UX
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

 

Please send resumes to: wdrbtalent@wdrb.com

 

WDRB is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Jennifer Keeney, Interim News Director, for more information

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