News Producer

News Producer

  • Full Time
  • New Orleans
  • September 4, 2024



WGNO-TV, the ABC affiliate in New Orleans, is looking for an experienced and creative news producer. The successful candidate must have outstanding news judgment, must know how to handle breaking news, utilize all live elements, and be dynamic. The candidate must also deliver and contribute accurate, visual news content across all platforms under deadline in a fast-paced newsroom.

Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and at least two years work-related experience preferred.


Communicates with reporters and content center to develop storytelling within broadcast. Writes for broadcast including intros and tags creating cohesive storytelling. Work with Executive Producer and Assistant News Director to execute daily newscast. Participates in daily editorial meetings. Boothing assigned newscasts. breaking news and weather events. Command control in control room by communicating clear vision to production team, reporters, photographers and anchors. Builds relationships with all team members proactively including anchors, sports and meteorologists. Assists in production of special projects and other content related to program and/or station. Balance of strong journalist skills, ability to execute action plans and creative vision to support strong show delivery. Ability to scour social media for story ideas and make calls to confirm. Excellent time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Must be available to work holidays, shifts including nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news. Experience:


Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Effective writing skills is a must, along with good organizational and communications skills (both verbal and written) . Strong news judgement, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations. Ability to meet quality standards for service and evaluate customer satisfaction. Required to post digital/social media content. Utilize state-of-the-art-broadcast and digital technology. Prior experience with ENPS is a plus. Have and exhibit the highest journalistic integrity and ethical standards. Valid Driver’s License.


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