Job Title

Newscast Producer

Market

Omaha

Category:

Producer

Station:

KETV

Experience

2

  • Full Time
  • Posted 5 days ago

KETV

Category: Media – Journalism – Newspaper

Position/Title: Newscast Producer

Details:

KETV-TV, Omaha’s News Leader and the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate headquartered in historic 7 Burlington Station, has an opportunity for a Newscast Producer. We’re looking for a story teller who thrives on breaking news, and the urgency of a fast-paced, dynamic newscast. Our next producer will join a team of award-winning journalists committed to investigative journalism and dynamic local news coverage. The winning candidate will be a good writer who has the ability to lead a team, make quick, sound decisions, and take-on the day with a positive attitude. We want a producer who demonstrates solid news judgement, and who has an eye for using video, graphics, and studio video displays to effectively convey information.   We approach everything as a team at KETV, and you’ll need to be a clear communicator who can calmly handle last-minute changes, and the excitement of a breaking news environment.

Job Responsibilities:

Selecting, and writing material for a daily newscast
Building graphics and shaping how a story is presented for a live newscast
Working with reporters and helping them shape their daily reports.
An ability to communicate clearly and quickly to effectively give direction, and to explain your vision of a newscast to anchors, reporters, and directors
The ability to multi-task, and an interest in publishing material to digital platforms and social media
Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers
Working with and guiding reporters in story production
Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff

Experience Requirements

2 years producing experience
Creative presentation style
Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses
Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered

Qualifications Requirements

Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills
Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.
An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news

Education:

College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred
Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered

Contact:

Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE

Apply Online URL:

https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/newscast-producer-5675

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