News Producer

Posted by Nexstar

Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: 2017-08-15

Description:

Good4Utah (ABC4 Utah and Utahs CW30) in Salt Lake City (market 34) is searching for an experienced newscast producer to lead a competitive, award-winning late news team. Our successful candidate is seeking to be a part of a winning, highly collaborative newsroom, in one of the country’s fastest-growing and most desired cities.

Candidates must provide examples of collaborative leadership, strong editorial decision-making, proactively improving newscasts and executing strategies to grow ratings.  This is a night side weekday schedule; the successful candidate is always engaged with whats going on and ready to assist with our production goals. A journalism degree and five years’ experience in TV news producing is preferred. A link to your reel online is preferred. 

We are looking for an aggressive, innovative, creative and dynamic Night Side Newscast Producer to help take our product to the next level!

The successful candidate will oversee production of compelling and fast-paced daily newscasts that make a strong impact on our audience. As a key newsroom leader, the Night Side Newscast Producer will help craft the stations daily content, work with community leaders and with our crews in the field, and mentor other producers and on-air performers. The Night Side Newscast Producer will work closely with the Executive Producer, News Director and Assistant News Director to set and uphold the high standards for how ABC4 Utah & Utahs CW30 shows are produced and executed.

The successful candidate will understand the importance of breaking news and concept of dropping everything to win the big story, win with strong weather coverage and lead the market with digital storytelling as well.  

Candidates must be engaged in social media and be able to regularly contribute to the station’s website. Above all, were looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website as needed or assigned.

Responsibilities:

•         Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

•         Writes and orders news stories.

•         Approves scripts.

•         Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

•         Edits video.

•         Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

•         Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

•         Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

•         Bachelor’s Degree Required

•         Fluency in English.

•         Experience in news story production.

•         Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

•         Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other                  office equipment.

•         Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

•         Flexibility to work any shift.

Contact:

Apply for job at:    https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

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