Job Title

Consumer Producer

Market

Seattle-Tacoma

Category:

Producer

Station:

KIRO

Experience

4

  • Full Time
  • Posted 5 days ago

KIRO

Job Description

Consumer Producer(Job Number: 191957)

KIRO-TV

Description

CONSUMER PRODUCER

SUMMARY:  The Consumer Producer is a self-starter who can work independently on investigative consumer stories.  They must have ability to conceptualize a story from beginning to end including vetting consumer emails and phone calls for possible coverage, researching information for stories and interacting with policy makers and business leaders.  They must be able to establish contacts, manages tips, handle records requests, conduct interviews and craft investigative stories.  They must also be proficient in handling legal and ethical issues as they arise.  The Consumer Producer will be responsible for seeing stories through promotions, graphics, editing and social/digital team.  They will also manage the unit’s social/digital team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for establishing contacts, managing tips, handling records requests, conducting interviews and craft investigative stories.
The producer is responsible for working on multiple stories concurrently.  This responsibility involves collaborating with multiple people and departments including promotions, graphics, editing, social, and digital.
Managing the unit’s social/digital team by working with the jessejones.com digital producer.
The person will also post and have some oversight on the social posts to Jesse’s social channels.
Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be a self-starter who can work independently on investigative consumer stories.
Have the ability to conceptualize a story from beginning to end including vetting consumer emails and phone calls for possible coverage, researching information for stories and interacting with policy makers and business leaders.
Must be proficient in handling legal and ethical issues as they arise.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Prior experience with consumer or investigative journalism preferred.
Minimum of 4 years of experience as a journalist preferred.

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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