Producer, WHAS 11 – Louisville, KY

Our producers are more than show stackers! They produce engaging and impactful content. They also have a strong knowledge of digital storytelling. The ideal candidate is an energetic, passionate storyteller and communicator, who excels at planning, researching, and writing segments/stories. The producer must be creative, have a strong editorial voice and the interpersonal skills to collaborate with others to ensure newscast are executed clearly on air, are relevant to current events and meet audience preferences.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 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 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

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or 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 and come to work every day with a vision for his/her newscast.
  • 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

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

Apply Online URL: http://www.jobs.net/j/JbrHBOoS

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