Job Title

Producer

Market

Seattle-Tacoma

Category:

Producer

Station:

KIRO

Experience

2

  • Full Time
  • Posted 1 week ago

KIRO

Job Description

Producer(Job Number: 1819537)

KIRO-TV

Description

KIRO-7 is looking for a Newscast Producer with great writing, news judgment and creativity.  The ideal candidate must be able to take charge of a newscast, make strong news decisions and be able to handle major breaking news like a pro.

They must have a good understanding of social media and be able to incorporate it into the daily newscast in many different ways.

We’re looking for a naturally curious and competitive producer who is a leader, team player, and great communicator within the newsroom.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Produce assigned newscast, ensuring continuity of KIRO News coverage by coordination with other show producers, the assignment desk, and web team.
Keep newscast fresh and updated by working in developing stories and aggressively covering spot news as day progresses.
Keep clear communication with editors, writers, field crews, graphics, web team, assignment desk and anchors.
Coordinate live shots.
Write strong copy for TV and web if necessary.
Take show to booth.
Call in remotes and give instructions to director.
Have a good understanding of social media and incorporate it into the daily newscast.

Qualifications

B.A. Degree in Journalism, Communications, or other field of study preferred
2 or more years of newsroom experience required

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and Diehards. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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