News Producer

Charleston, SC
Posted: 2017-10-09

Description:

Nexstars NBC Affiliate Broadcast Station WCBD-TV2  in beautiful Charleston, SC, has an opening for a Producer in our News Department. The ideal candidate has solid news judgment, thrives on breaking news, and is creative, enthusiastic and solution oriented. Strong communication skills, journalism background, excellent web writing skills and a solid grasp of basic computer skills are a must. Candidates must also be familiar with and willing to communicate with customers using social media. Must be self-directing, self-motivating, and able to work well with a diverse group of people.

Responsibilities:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
  • Writes and orders news stories.
  • Approves scripts.
  • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
  • Edits video.
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Operating System:
Basic computer competency a must. Familiarity with videotape logging and editing preferred. Experience with AP, ENPS, and editing equipment a plus.

Prior experience in associate producing and/or line producing for commercial station newscast a plus, 2 - 4 years of experience as a television producer is preferred.

Contact:

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled and Veterans. Pre-employment background check required. To be considered, must apply on line at www.Nexstar.tv/Careers.  No phone calls please.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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