News Producer

Posted by Louisiana Association of Broadcasters

New Orleans, LA
Posted: 2017-02-08

Description:

WDSU has an opening for
a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The
right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have
the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise
manner.  We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude.
Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking
news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to
play well in a room of same-minded pros

Responsibilities:

 

     
Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers

    
Working with and guiding reporters in story production

    
Communicating,
coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters,
meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff

Requirements:

2 years producing experience

     
Creative presentation style

       
Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses

Excellent writing,
spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills

 

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Ability to multi-task
and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.

 

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An ability to
summarize information into easy-to-understand components

 

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Creative presentation
style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements

 

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Unwavering
journalistic integrity and ethical standards

 

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Must be available to
work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and
flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news.

 

• College degree
in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or
equivalent work experience

Contact:

To Apply
Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply
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