News Producer

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Position Summary:  Local 4 News – WHBF TV, a CBS Affiliate, seeks an experienced Producer that brings enterprise coverage ideas to the product on day one.  We are looking for a creative producer with a vision, a strong news judgement and an ability to showcase news through the use of graphics and animations.

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 and posts video to the website.
  •  Writes stories for the website and other digital platforms.
  •  Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  •  Maintains accuracy and integrity in news products delivered.
  •  Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state and federal law.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Minimum one year producing preferred.
  • Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to multi-task, deal with extreme deadline pressure, and react/coordinate coverage under live breaking news situations is crucial.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

To apply go to: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/1710

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