Full Time Job

Producer

CBS Television Stations

Pittsburgh, PA 02-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

Position Purpose: Execute KDKA/WPCW's mission of producing well-paced and informative newscasts

Primary Responsibilities: Producing assigned newscasts; writing for other newscasts as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Skills:
• Ability to multi-task and manage a show under pressure in and out of the control room, providing leadership and effectively communicating with the newscast team
• Ability to manage deadlines
• Excellent broadcast writing skills, including teases
• Ability to understand news stories, how they impact viewers and how to best communicate that in words and visuals
• A proven history of using and managing multiple resources to produce a compelling show including: video, sound, graphics, multiple studio standup locations including ''Storyteller'' or similar technology, multiple live reporters via KU, ENG, IP transmission and helicopter
• We're looking for a creative producer, not just a show stacker; a teammate with great people skills who can take direction from managers and execute the station's mission for a newscast

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
• College Degree required
• At least two years' experience producing a commercial TV newscast required
• Familiarity with non-linear editing and playback systems preferred
• Familiarity with social media and how to use it to generate and promote stories a plus
• Experience managing reporters using emerging forms of live transmission (i.e. LiveU, Dejero, Skype, Facetime, etc.) in addition to traditional ENG and KU modes a plus
• Must be able to work all shifts

FUNCTION: Production

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