TV News Line Producer

Posted by Entravision Communications

El Paso, TX
Posted: 2017-01-27

Description:

Entravision in El Paso is looking for an experienced, bilingual news producer with a good understanding of news gathering in a large market.

Responsibilities:

  • Starts daily editorial meetings
  • Develops interesting story ideas using strong editorial judgment.
  • Coordinates interviews and logistics for field crews.
  • Facilitates the news gathering process and ensures comprehensive coverage of all news stories across all platforms, including but not limited to broadcast, digital, and web.
  • Develop enterprise story ideas consistent with the Entravision news brand.
  • Cultivates contacts important to news coverage in the metropolitan area, including law enforcement.
  • Monitors police and emergency scanners and electronic/printed sources for news and
    disseminate the information to appropriate newsroom personnel.
  • Cooperates with and support news and online platforms as assigned.
  • Writes compelling stories for newscasts and web distribution.
  • Self starter who knows how to craft news, sports, and weather stories from beginning to end.
  • Calls sources and follows-u on leads, identifying the most compelling video and sound.
  • Masters the stations graphics system and uses all of the available information and media to craft compelling and accurate daily stories on-line and on air. 
  • Works closely with fellow producers, anchors, reporters, and ignites control room operators to ensure technically flawless newscasts. 
  • Does in-house packages and re-track stories when needed.
  • Responsible for regularly updating station’s website; posting news or
    videos online coordinating web content with digital reporter. 

Requirements:

Candidate should have 3-5 years large market broadcast news experience and newsroom
manangement or supervision.  Strong understanding of news gathering, ethical and legal issues.  Genuine enthusiasm for work & a drive for excellence.  The News Line Producer
reports to the News Director.  Bilingual in English and Spanish. 

Contact:

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

Interested candidates should send resume, demo, and salary history to Uriel Posada, News Director uposada@entravision.com. Entravision is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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