Producer, News Department

Charleston, SC
Posted: 2019-03-14

Description:

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.

Nexstars NBC Affiliate Station, WCBD-TV in beautiful Charleston, SC, has an opening for a Producer in our News Department.  The ideal candidate has solid news judgement, 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:

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations

 

Requirements:

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations (Depending on market size)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work any shift

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:

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com.  NO Phone calls, please.  Must apply on line to be considered. 

Job Req #:2019-4551

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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