LIFESTYLE PRODUCER/ REPORTER – KTTC

LIFESTYLE PRODUCER/ REPORTER – KTTC

  • Full Time
  • Rochester
  • July 31, 2024

Website Gray Television

Description:

“Midwest Access” is unlike any show in the Rochester, Minnesota TV market. Airing LIVE weekdays at 4 p.m., “Midwest Access” covers everything from healthy eating to the newest business opening in our area. The show is often done entirely on-location from communities and events in Southeastern Minnesota and Northeastern Iowa. Minnesota/

We expect the producer/reporter of this show to work together with the show’s anchor in developing engaging and dynamic LIVE moments. This position requires solid reporting on all types of daily lifestyle stories and must be able to manage their time effectively, be a meticulous planner, and have an eye on what’s important to our viewers.

This position will also be the primary fill-in for the show’s host.

Responsibilities:

Duties/Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Pitching and turning relevant segments and booking guests
  • Shooting, writing, editing scripts and video and other visual elements daily
  • Line-produce show
  • Collaborating with show anchor on travel show ideas and themes
  • Managing show planner
  • Posting in-depth and engaging web articles for each segment and story featured in show
  • Posting content to KTTC social media platforms
  • Cutting down relevant interviews into shorter clips for other newscasts
If you want to break into the lifestyle scene on local television, this position is the perfect launching point! Learn more about the show here: https://www.kttc.com/news/midwest-access/

Requirements:

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Strong creativity
  • Knowledge of AP writing style
  • Working knowledge of current events and community issues
  • Time management is a priority
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent communication skills – both in writing and interpersonally with coworkers and guests
  • Live reporting experience ideal but not required
All employees accept personal responsibility for maintaining the professional culture at KTTC. The KTTC leadership team believes in workplaces “Free of discrimination, harassment, and incivility – and filled with opportunity, especially for those who’ve been traditionally denied it,” (a definition adopted by the work and training put forth by the Power Shift Project). If you value kindness and respect as much as we do, please apply. To learn more about KTTC visit: https://www.kttc.com/page/living-working-and-playing-in-rochester-minnesota/

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