News Producer

Posted by NexStar

Springfield, MA
Posted: 2017-09-27

Description:

The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web.
  • Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast or on-line publication.
  • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
  • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
  • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
  • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
  • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.

Responsibilities:

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  • Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing.
  • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations. 
  • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
  • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction. 
  • Proficient in non-linear editing.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.
  • High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

Requirements:

PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIRED:  Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute, 3-5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

Contact:

APPLY ONLINE: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6402

TELEPHONE: no calls please.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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