Full Time Job

Newscast Producer


Jonesboro, AR 07-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KAIT:

KAIT 8 is located in beautiful Jonesboro, Arkansas and serves the northeastern portion of the state. The station is the market's dominant news leader, holding the ABC, NBC and CW affiliations. KAIT prides itself in being on the cutting-edge of new technology in our industry.

Job Summary/Description:

KAIT 8 in Northeast Arkansas is looking for a motivated, innovative producer for our morning show. The ideal candidate will be aggressive about breaking news and provide new and interesting content for our viewers. This producer should be a show crafter who possesses excellent writing skills and pays meticulous attention to detail.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Responsible for creating interesting content for morning show viewers
- Oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with members of the news team
- Responsible for the stacking,writing, showcasing and overall flow of the newscast
- Time & manage the on-air product from the control room
- Contribute story ideas
- Handle breaking news and severe weather in an aggressive and timely manner

- BA/BS in Journalism/Communications or equivalent experience required
- Knowledge and understanding of all media platforms, including broadcast, digital, social and mobile
- Demonstrated ability of good news judgment and journalistic integrity
- Ability to write, edit, produce and gather content under strict deadlines
- Ability to interpret information to establish facts and determine truth
- Knowledge of ENPS and other news programs or ability to learn
- Experience with non-linear editing
- Act as a team player while displaying an ability to handle a variety of tasks, and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline driven, stressful environment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1yzym-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.