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News Producer

KBJR

Duluth, MN 7 days ago
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Job Description
News Producer - KBJR

NEWS PRODUCER (MORNING) - KBJR

About KBJR:

Duluth is located on Lake Superior, the greatest of the Great Lakes. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, then you can consider Duluth paradise. If you prefer the offerings of the big city life, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are a short drive down I-35. Our building, office space and studios are state of the art. Located in Canal Park, considered one of Minnesota's top tourist destinations. We have views of Lake Superior and the Hillside of Downtown Duluth. We are walking distance to the Lakewalk, Aerial Lift Bridge and many fine restaurants, shops, and clubs.

Learn more about Duluth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ohxvt9jZbLg

Job Summary/Description:

Northern News Now is looking for a smart, competitive newscast producer. You will have access to all the latest technology at our state-of-the-art digital facility. We're looking for someone who follows the news because they like to be informed. We also want someone who knows the difference between stacking a show and creating a memorable newscast that meets our audience's needs.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Responsible for writing/producing compelling and visually appealing newscasts for TV & digital content for web, applications, and OTT platforms.
- Must be a strong writer with an eye for the people, pictures, and pace approach to local newscasts.
- Must have the ability to craft compelling TV rundowns that emphasize urgency, immediacy, and breaking news.
- Apply SEO strategies and social engagement tactics.
- Writing stories for broadcast, as well as our various digital and social platforms will also be part of the job.
- Participate in generating and providing story ideas, researching them as necessary.
- Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Strong verbal/written communication skills and knowledge of AP Style required.
- College degree in Journalism preferred.
- Ability to work well under pressure and well with a diverse group of people.
- Must be able to handle a wide variety of variables, including short deadlines, shifting schedules, and shifting from one platform to another.
- Valid Driver's License and clean driving record.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KBJR-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq0v96-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KBJR

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.