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News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WCPO - Cincinnati is looking for top-notch, hands-on News Producers. If you are a newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity, then this is the place for you. We are looking for the best of the best!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and organize newscasts; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing
  • Work closely with news managers, assignment editors and associate producers to determine content needs
  • Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding
  • Write clearly for multiple platforms
  • Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions
  • Edit video for multiple platforms
  • Post content to statio`'s websites
  • Understand and utilize web analytics
  • Perform duties as assigned and needed

REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience: Qualified candidate must have 3 or more years experience in a Producer role within a true newsroom, non-college station. Live shot experience a must. Demonstrated experience as an Associate Producer preferred.
Familiarity with I-news is a plus.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have a passion for great visual storytelling.
  • Energetic journalist who works well in an often fast paced, deadline oriented environment.
  • Excellent tease writing is a must.
  • Candidates should be adaptable to changing schedules, work well with other news personnel, other departments within the TV station, and the public.
  • Strong writing, keen editorial judgment and ability to handle breaking news are a requirement.
  • Accuracy in gathering of facts and spelling is critical.
  • Must have strong communication and organization skills
  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station's Web sites
  • Write clearly for television
  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, high pressure, deadline and content driven and technology-intensive environment
  • Self-driven and able to easily communicate creative ideas and collaborate in a team environment.
  • Must have solid social media experience and be well-connected
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the internet

HOW TO APPLY:
http://www.scripps.com/job-details?rid=6459

DEADLINE: 2013-11-29