Website Entravision Communications Corporation
We are currently seeking two bilingual (Spanish/English) News Producers.
The News Producer is responsible for development and organization of the local newscasts including writing, story development, showcasing and responsible for overseeing the live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions. Candidates will work closely with the News Director, Assignment Editor and MMJs to determine content needs. Qualified candidates will be key in enhancing content of the rundown with graphics, video, research and station branding.
Other responsibilities include but are not limited to being able to write clearly for multiple platforms, posting content to the station website, Creation and execution of on air graphics and editing some video.
Responsibilities:Essential Functions Develops interesting story ideas using strong editorial judgment. Assists in coordinating interviews and logistics for field crews. Facilitates the news gathering process and ensures comprehensive coverage of all news stories across all of the platforms. Develops enterprise story ideas consistent with the Entravision news brand. Cultivates contacts important to news coverage in the market, including law enforcement. Writes compelling stories for newscasts. Calls sources and follows up on leads, identifying the most compelling video and sound. Masters the station’s graphics system and uses all of the available information and media to craft compelling and accurate daily stories on-line and on air. Works closely with fellow producers, anchors, reporters, and control room operators to ensure technically flawless newscasts.
Requirements:Competencies Multi-task in a dynamic, high pressure, deadline and content driven and technology-intensive environment. Candidates must be able to read, write and speak Spanish fluently. Strong proficiency in iNews preferred. Self-Starter who knows how to craft news, sports, and weather stories from beginning to end. Excellent written and oral communication. Excellent People Skills. Sound Judgment. Strategic Thinking. Strong Leadership. Teamwork. Required Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field or equivalent training and /or experience. 3 or more years’ experience in a Producer role within a true newsroom, non-college station. Live shot experience a must. Solid social media experience and be well connected. Demonstrated experience as an Associate Producer preferred. Strong understanding of news gathering ethical and legal issues. Genuine enthusiasm for work and a drive for excellence.
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