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Television News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge has an immediate opening for a primetime News Producer. The ideal candidate is a wordsmith with a knack for journalism and current events; also has a talent for developing a clear video and graphic-heavy newscast with focus on storytelling and keeping the viewer interested.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is NOT an entry level position. Candidate must be able to meet deadlines, find sources and own his/her timeslot in this breaking news and investigative capital city market. The best candidate has social media savvy, is an awesome team player, and understands the future of TV and digital media.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate is a wordsmith with a knack for journalism and current events; also has a talent for developing a clear video and graphic-heavy newscast with focus on storytelling and keeping the viewer interested. This is NOT an entry level position. Candidate must be able to meet deadlines, find sources and own his/her timeslot in this breaking news and investigative capital city market. The best candidate has social media savvy, is an awesome team player, and understands the future of TV and digital media

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume and DVD or link to Laura Sisemore, Director of HR at lsisemore@wbrz.com or Trey Schmaltz, Executive Producer at trey@wbrz.com; or mail resume to WBRZ-TV, PO Box 2906, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Drug-free and smoke-free facility. EOE.

DEADLINE: 2014-10-10