NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) – WGGB

NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) – WGGB

  • Full Time
  • Springfield
  • August 5, 2024

Website Gray Television

Description:

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 their newscast and works together as a team with Anchors, Reporters, and other crew members to help attract the largest available audience.

Responsibilities:

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
  • Produce daily newscast
  • Conceptualize newscast rundown
  • Collaborate with Executive Producer, 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 reporters and directors on innovative production elements
  • 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

Requirements:

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience
  • Knowledge of TV News producing tools a plus (i.e. iNews, Avid)
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and work as a member of a team
  • Must be results-oriented
  • Ability to work in a creative, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure

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