In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, Assignment Desk and Anchors on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories and develop content for our web site.
WEAR -TV in Pensacola has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer! The right candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-pace environment. The news producer will be responsible for engaging and holding the audience. This position will also work closely with the Assistant News Director, Executive Producer and editors on the newscast and its content. In this position, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories and develop content for our web site.
The ideal candidate will have:
Solid news judgment
Be a compelling and accurate writer
Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
Strong leadership and communication skills
The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities are a must
Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews
Must have at least some previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station, although the right entry-level candidate may be considered
A journalism degree is preferred
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