Producer

Posted by Tribune Broadcasting

Huntsville, AL
Posted: 2018-04-02

Description:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

Responsibilities:

  • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
  • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
  • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
  • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
  • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays

Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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