Seven at Your Service
KPLC 7 News seeks a newscast producer who is looking for the opportunities and tools needed to produce award-winning and innovative newscasts. The producer will work closely with news managers, reporters, photographers and anchors to create high-quality, high-energy, innovative and authentic broadcasts.
Responsibilities:Responsibilities include but not limited to content and overall production of local newscasts, oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news team, stack the rundown, manage the on-air broadcast from the control room, contribute story ideas for the newscast and work closely with reporters to execute those ideas, produce news content for all station distribution platforms – broadcast, digital, mobile. Also respond quickly and aggressively to breaking news and getting information on the air, copy-edit reporter scripts as well as all newscast copy, edit video for multiple platforms, must work a flexible schedule when needed to cover other shifts and breaking news, work cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines and ensure accuracy of and update information for the on-air news ticker/crawl system.
Requirements:The qualifications that the ideal candidate will have include: a degree in Journalism or related field, previous work or internship in journalism is a plus, someone who can identify great video and compelling sound bites, have solid news judgment, excellent communication skills, the ability to edit video and the ability to write clearly and concisely. Candidates must have the ability to meet deadlines, multi-task in a fast-paced environment, have a good driving record, good writing skills and flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts. Drug screening required.
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