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Newswriter / Producer

ABC

San Francisco, CA 05-07-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Newswriter/Producer (Union)

POSITION: NEWSCAST producer/WRITer - UNION

DATE POSTED: May 6, 2022

DEPARTMENT: NEWS

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television Station in San Francisco, is seeking a creative newscast producer. We are looking for someone with experience producing dynamic newscasts with story showcasing and multiple live elements. You would be responsible for story development with reporters, non-linear desktop editing, booking live guests, writing stories and teases, building graphics, timing and all other editorial and production elements. You must have proven control room experience and expert ability to handle live breaking news. The producer will write stories for the linear TV platform, and adapt those stories and produce videos for KGO's digital/streaming platforms. Expect to contribute story ideas daily and participate actively in coverage decisions and editorial meetings. We want a self-starter and team player who can collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content on all platforms. Candidates must be active users of social media for news gathering and understand how to leverage those platforms for stories and segments. Candidate must be organized and work well under pressure with constant deadlines.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment, display strong communication skills, creativity and ethical decision-making skills. Must have medium to major market producer experience. Four-year college degree and knowledge of the Bay Area are preferred.

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

About ABC Owned TV Stations:

The General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company's streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

This position is with KGO Television, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwbp42-3-238-136-36-42 in your application.