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News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

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.
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor`s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Minimum two years` experience in news operations. (More or less depending on market size.)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

HOW TO APPLY:
CLOSING DATE:
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
CONTACT:
Please send resume to:
ABC 4/KTVX-TV
Attn: Rob Tompkins
2175 West 1700 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104

Email: rtompkins@abc4.com

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS; WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF YOUR APPLICATION IS CHOSEN.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-07