Producer (morning)

Producer (morning)

  • Full Time
  • Birmingham
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Website WBRC FOX6 News

Description:

Job Summary/Description:

WBRC Fox6 News is looking for two creative producers to join its award-winning morning news team. Successful candidates must utilize strong editorial, journalistic and communication skills. Our producers have multiple live capabilities to put together an informative, fast-paced newscasts.

The position requires you to have a flexible schedule and fill-in on other shows as needed, including some holidays.

Duties and responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

Use editorial judgment to help determine content of the newscasts.

Work with reporters and news managers to create unique, fast-paced newscasts.

Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.

Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories.

Write for the web and post daily on all digital platforms including social media and attaching images and streaming video.

Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.

Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Deliver unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large.

Collaborate with reporters and management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promotions, and teases.

Receive assignments and evaluate leads and tips in order to develop story ideas.

Develop and organize newscasts.

Make time-sensitive decisions.

Write clearly for multiple platforms on tight deadlines.

Demonstrate creativity and strong editorial judgment.

Follow journalistic and libel laws.

Edit video for broadcasts and the web.
Qualifications/Requirements:

◾ The successful applicant’s background must include a minimum of one year of experience in a newsroom. He/she must be a self-starter with a passion for news. He/she must be willing to work weekends, holidays and overnights when needed. The position is not for a beginner.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

Job Summary/Description: WBRC Fox6 News is looking for two creative producers to join its award-winning morning news team. Successful candidates must utilize strong editorial, journalistic and communication skills. Our producers have multiple live capabilities to put together an informative, fast-paced newscasts. The position requires you to have a flexible schedule and fill-in on other shows as needed, including some holidays. Duties and responsibilities will include (but not limited to): Use editorial judgment to help determine content of the newscasts. Work with reporters and news managers to create unique, fast-paced newscasts. Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories. Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories. Write for the web and post daily on all digital platforms including social media and attaching images and streaming video. Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility. Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer. Deliver unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large. Collaborate with reporters and management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promotions, and teases. Receive assignments and evaluate leads and tips in order to develop story ideas. Develop and organize newscasts. Make time-sensitive decisions. Write clearly for multiple platforms on tight deadlines. Demonstrate creativity and strong editorial judgment. Follow journalistic and libel laws. Edit video for broadcasts and the web. Qualifications/Requirements: ◾ The successful applicant's background must include a minimum of one year of experience in a newsroom. He/she must be a self-starter with a passion for news. He/she must be willing to work weekends, holidays and overnights when needed. The position is not for a beginner.

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