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Newscast Producer

KCRG

Cedar Rapids, IA 03-19-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KCRG:

KCRG-TV9 is the ABC affiliate covering Eastern Iowa. We are dedicated to being a part of our community and sharing the stories of the people of Eastern Iowa. We produce 7 hours of news each day, support a robust social media and digital platform, and carry 100 live sports and community events a year with our live production unit. KCRG-TV9 is the most-watched and most-trusted news outlet covering Eastern Iowa. Based in Cedar Rapids with a bureau in Dubuque. KCRG-TV9 is the most-watched and most-trusted news outlet covering Eastern Iowa. Based in Cedar Rapids with a bureau in Dubuque, we are dedicated to being a part of our community and keeping that community informed.

Job Summary/Description:

KCRG-TV9, the #1 news station covering Eastern Iowa, is looking for a newscast producer to develop and shape news coverage. This position is based in journalism and content creation and will grow your writing, research, and news editorial skills as well as your organizational and planning capabilities. We have a strong commitment to local journalism and fostering a caring newsroom with a work-life balance. If you want to make a difference in your community, this is a rewarding career path.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Manage completion and execution of newscasts.
• Gather information from sources for use in newscasts.
• Write copy for TV and digital platforms.
• Coordinate production elements to showcase news content.
• Find and build video and graphical elements for use in newscasts.
• Work with reporting crews on format and style of news story presentation.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Degree in journalism, communications or related field.
• Previous experience in a newsroom a plus.
• Proven skills in news judgment and news writing.
• Demonstrate understanding of current events.

Interested applicants can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', we encourage you to 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)

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

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj4p32-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KCRG

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.