KSL TV Associate Producer (Full Time)

Posted by KSL Broadcast Group

Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: 2017-08-11

Description:

Who we are: Bonneville International has been a leader in broadcasting for over 50 years, with a mission to build up, connect, inform and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We currently own and operate 14 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5 in Salt Lake. We are proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow! 

Position: As an Associate Producer, you will be responsible for the writing required for daily TV newscasts. You will provide support to reporters, producers, and managers in the organization, preparation and production of daily TV newscasts. You will also assist as needed with other projects in the newsroom, including filling in for other writers and producers. 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities: 

Coordinate newscast rundown with producer and keep informed on stories being covered for use in the newscast 
Write and rewrite news copy, wire copy, feed material, newsbreaks, commercial teases, etc. at managers direction while chasing down any other information manager needs 
Coordinate with crews in the field and assist them with stories for the newscast. This may include writing stories from tape shot without a reporter, taking script dictation via phone, etc. 
Watch and log incoming video interviews for use by news entities 
Train to function as a broadcast news producer 
Act as news producer in absence of regular producer. This may include sick or vacation fill-in, or regularly scheduled holiday producer shifts
Other duties as assigned
Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures
Work effectively in a team environment 
Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management and clients 
Consistently work hours required, and more when needed to meet deadlines including weekends, holidays, evenings, etc. 
Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor 
 

Requirements:

Qualifications: 

College degree in journalism or equivalent experience 
Minimum of one (1) year experience as an associate producer in a broadcast environment or a copy writer/editor for newspaper or online news organization 
Prefer a broad background in all aspects of news production 
Possess organizational skills with initiative and the ability to show innovation in problem solving 
Proven ability to work rapidly under deadline pressure, enabling personnel from other departments to meet their deadlines 
Capable of handling many production details and making decisions with limited amount of supervision 
Willing to work odd hours including nights, weekends, and holidays. Ability to be flexible and work unscheduled assignments 
Willing to take an in-house writing audition under an assigned deadline demonstrating accuracy, fairness, good grammar and spelling 
Physical Demands: 

Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively 
Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers 
Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination 
Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply. 

 

Contact:

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/621297-14223

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