Posted on 2018-11-29
By KHON NexStar
KHON2, the FOX & CW affiliate in Honolulu, is looking for a creative and motivated Newscast Producer to join our News team. This individual must have excellent news judgment and superior writing skills, and is well organized and able to multitask. We are searching for someone who has control-room experience in producing newscasts that include live breaking news and has worked in a newsroom environment. The ideal candidate will have experience as a successful producer and knows how to present news in a way that gets our viewers attention. Our team is energetic, passionate, and dedicated to winning. Qualified candidates should be able to produce content across digital media platforms.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
Writes and orders news stories
Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
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 (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
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
KHON2 is a Nexstar Media Group station. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and offer competitive salaries and wages, and a standard benefit package that includes a 401K plan and medical and dental plans.
To apply for this position, please visit the Work for Us page on our website at www.khon2.com or go to https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/3408/producer%2c-news/job.
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