Full Time Job

News Producer


Sacramento, CA 02-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

7PM News Producer

Are you ready to build a dynamic newscast at the #1 station in Northern California? KCRA has a rare opportunity to create something brand new. We are looking for an experienced producer with a track record of creativity and innovative presentation techniques. The right candidate will have a proven ability to harness the power of storytelling through rich and unique video.

Job Duties
• Oversee the creation, production and execution of our 7pm newscast.
• Collaborate with our Executive Producers and Directors to create eye-catching graphics.
• Must embrace a multiplatform philosophy to execute content for television, digital and social media.
• Must contribute strong enterprise story ideas at editorial meetings.
• Fosters and inspires teamwork with anchors, field crews, digital producers and the assignment desk.

Required Skills
• Exceptional news judgment.
• Excellent writing skills.
• Demonstrates strong organizational skills and an eye for detail.
• Must be adept and knowledgeable about developing content for our digital platforms and social media.
• Ability to calmly handle live breaking news.
• Must be a team leader who communicates thoughtfully and respectfully.

Required Qualifications
• 5+ years of line producing experience.
• Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field.
• Must be willing to work flexible hours and holidays.
• Knowledge of newsroom computer systems ENPS, BitCentral and Oasis is a plus.
• Bilingual experience is a plus.
• Military DINFOS experience will be considered.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.