News Producer (Primary) – WFSB

News Producer (Primary) – WFSB

  • Full Time
  • Hartford
  • October 2, 2022

Website Gray Television


The News Producer crafts compelling newscasts and executes them from the control room on a daily basis. This person develops the day-to-day on-air look of the newscast and is responsible for coordinating the efforts of Anchors, Reports, Editors and other staff to attract the largest available audience to the station’s profitable newscasts.


Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Produce daily newscast - Conceptualize newscast rundown - Collaborate with EP, field crews and assignment desk to determine content of newscast - Write scripts - Research stories - Pitch story ideas - Participate in editorial meetings - Preview material before air - Work with reports and directors on innovative production elements - Create compelling graphics - Incorporate and coordinate breaking news - Work to constantly improve and evolve look and execution of newscasts - Execute show from control room - Meet all show timing requirements - Assist Digital Content Center as necessary


Education: Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience. Experience: One to two years producing or production support experience for a television, cable, or college station. Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Experience using iNews, internet production tools and Avid a plus. - Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team. - Must possess advanced understanding of newscast presentation. - Must possess excellent writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product. - Must be results oriented. - Ability to focus on coordination of daily and long-range segments from first contact to on-air product. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills. - Ability to work in a creative, fast paced environment. - Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure. - Must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously. - Previous experience with script writing and editorial experience preferred. - % Travel Required (Approximate): 10 %


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