Associate Producer

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2019-04-09

Description:

WJZY-TV, the FOX owned and operated television station in Charlotte, NC is seeking a quick-thinking Associate Producer.

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the daily organization and writing of newscasts as assigned by Producers and/or Executive Producers.  Write copy that is fair, accurate and grammatically correct. View video tape and select appropriate pictures and interviews for broadcast as approved by news management.  Ability to recognize story inadequacies or missing information.  Work independently to find the necessary information to complete the story and give feedback to Producers if more resources are required to support the story using all available means (i.e. telephone, databases, computer archive searches, etc.) Work with field crews to manage stories, provide graphics, video and logistical support. Work closely with assignment desk to coordinate live shots and Reporter & Photojournalist assignments.  Maintain open communication with News director and all station personnel to efficiently, respectfully and professionally complete news assignments.  This includes monitoring the wire service to ascertain relevant stories for inclusion in newscasts. Attend and participate in editorial meetings. Provide suggestions for news related stories and participate in post-production critiques.  Constantly move throughout the station to coordinate work requirements and news related activities.  Occasionally bends, stoops and crouches.  Constantly operates PC, using a keyboard, to complete required news items and related materials. Sits for extended periods of time in order to accomplish essential duties. Complies with all Station and Department policies, procedures and guidelines.  Perform other duties and special projects as needed and assigned by news management.  

Requirements:

Bachelors’ degree in applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism, communications, or equivalent job experience is preferred.  One year of experience producing or newsgathering for broadcast at a commercial television station preferred.

Contact:

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter or using specialized equipment. Please visit www.fox46charlotte.com, then click on the ‘About Us’ tab, then ‘Jobs’ or visit our readily accessible station located at 3501 Performance Rd., Charlotte, NC  28214, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you. 

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