Television News Producer

Posted by WWLP

Chicopee, MA
Posted: 2019-10-25



1 Broadcast Center

Chicopee, MA 01013





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


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
* 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. 
* 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.


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. 
* Proficient in non-linear editing.

* Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.




Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute, 2+ years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.





                           TELEPHONE: no calls please



Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer