KTRK-TV the ABC-Owned station in Houston, is looking for a hard-working, fiercely competitive, self-sufficient Multi-Skilled Producer who can do it all. You must have the ability and/or willingness to book live interviews, shoot, write, edit, publish, produce and appear on camera on any platform, but specifically in a non-scripted, live digital environment.
Our ideal candidate can produce high-impact stories utilizing data and other research tools and is willing to experiment with new technology. A strong understanding of how a story fits on our website, in a newscast, on our streaming apps and in a long-form streaming product will bump you to the top of the list.
You must have a desire to serve the community, a knack for quickly cultivating contacts and booking timely, relevant newsmakers to appear for long-form interviews on all our platforms. Must be a team player with an exceptional work ethic, the ability to work under deadline, multi-task, prioritize assignments, and have the flexibility to work any shift required.
You must know to pivot quickly when breaking news disrupts the day. You must be well-organized and able to recognize the need for a newsmaker guest that fits the news of the day, even if it interrupts pre-planned interviews. We want a respected, knowledgeable, ethical station representative and team player with a strong presence on social media.
• Booking, producing and switching a live program in a digital environment
• Writing scripts and editing video
• Appear on camera from time to time
• Minimum 3 years producing or reporting experience in a medium-sized market
• Proficient with AP style
• Must be flexible with working hours (late nights, overnights. Weekends and holidays) and adaptable to change.
• College degree or equivalent
About ABC Owned TV Stations:
This position is with KTRK Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ABC Owned TV Stations.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0m1w1-3-229-142-91-42 in your application.