TV News Producer

Posted by Entravision Communications

El Paso, TX
Posted: 2017-08-23

Description:

Candidate should have 3-5 years large market broadcast news experience and newsroom manangement or supervision.  Strong understanding of news gathering, ethical and legal issues.  Genuine enthusiasm for work & a drive for excellence.  The News Line Producer reports to the News Director.  Bilingual in English and Spanish. 

Responsibilities:

Starts daily editorial meetings, develops interesting story ideas using strong editorial judgment.  Coordinates interviews and logistics for field crews.  Facilitates the news gathering process and ensures comprehensive coverage of all news stories across all platforms, including but not limited to broadcast, digital, and web.  Develop enterprise story ideas consistent with the Entravision news brand.  Cultivates contacts important to news coverage in the metropolitan area, including law enforcement.  Monitors police and emergency scanners and electronic/printed sources for news and disseminate the information to appropriate newsroom personnel.  Cooperates with and support news and online platforms as assigned.  Writes compelling stories for newscasts and web distribution.  Self starter who knows how to craft news, sports, and weather stories from beginning to end.  Calls sources and follows-u on leads, identifying the most compelling video and sound.  Masters the stations graphics system and uses all of the available information and media to craft compelling and accurate daily stories on-line and on air. 

Requirements:

Works closely with fellow producers, anchors, reporters, and ignites control room operators to ensure technically flawless newscasts.  Does in-house packages and re-track stories when needed.  Responsible for regularly updating station’s website; posting news or videos online coordinating web content with digital reporter.  Valid driver’s license required.

Contact:

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.

Interested candidates should send resume, demo, and salary history to Uriel Posada, News Director [email protected]. Entravision is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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