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Biligual Associate Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
BILINGUAL ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Sunflower Broadcasting, Wichita, KS (DMA)
Schurz Communications

Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., consisting of KWCH-TV, KSCW-TV, and satellite stations KBSD-TV, KBSH-TV, and KBSL-TV, is currently accepting applications for a part-time Bilingual Associate Producer. Join the dominant news station in Kansas and work in a new, state-of-the-art newsroom.

The Bilingual Associate Producer helps in producing content for the Spanish newscast and web by researching and writing stories, editing video, building graphics and filling in as producer of a show or for other positions, such as assignment editor.

We`re seeking someone with up to a year of newsroom experience. A Bachelor`s degree, and a valid driver`s license with a good driving record, are required.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist producer with daily preparation of newscasts
  • Prioritize and organize newscasts
  • Write news stories for cut-ins
  • Responsible for writing clearly, concisely and conversationally in both English and Spanish
  • Must maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and extensive list of local contacts
  • Attend and actively participate in editorial meetings
  • Able to quickly, accurately and calmly handle decision-making process during the on-air process
  • Post and update content on the web site and social media sites each day
  • Engage viewers using social media
  • Work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned
  • Communicate with the web staff during breaking news

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Skills & Abilities:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Basic knowledge of newsroom software
  • Ability to write clearly and accurately
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good news judgment
  • Maintain strong journalistic ethics
  • Able to be creative and create compelling and memorable newscasts
  • Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment
  • Ability to handle and adjust accordingly to last-minute changes
  • Ability to generate story ideas daily
  • Strong initiative and attention to detail
  • Strong research skills, conduct online researching using various search engines
  • Ability to keep up with national and local news/weather
  • Ability to post content to web and mobile platforms
  • Ability to work independently, and with little supervision
  • Knowledge of how social media outlets work
  • Understanding of and ability to follow and enforce the journalistic code of ethics
  • Able to edit video and audio on industry standard equipment

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates please visit the following web site:
www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number SUN1321 to learn more about the position and apply.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-24