Full Time Job

News Producer


Omaha, NE 06-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
KETV NewsWatch 7, the Hearst Television Inc. ABC-affiliated station in Omaha, NE is now interviewing candidates for a full-time morning newscast Producer.

The morning newscast producer is responsible for putting together hour-long television newscasts for broadcast weekdays. This includes writing and editing news scripts, video editing, working with reporters, anchors and leading a production team to carry out the vision for the program.

This is your opportunity to join Omaha's News Leader at historic 7 Burlington Station and be part of an award-winning team devoted to great story telling and solid journalism.

The newscast producer is responsible for showcasing various elements of the newscast through the use of graphics and other broadcast production techniques. Additional duties include writing and posting material to KETV.com and KETV's social media platforms.

The position may require you to work overnight, or early morning hours, and often weekends. A winning applicant will have strong organizational skills, an ability to be a team leader, and should be able to work efficiently and creatively under tight deadlines.

Job Responsibilities:
• Writing news stories, and producing newscasts by prioritizing events of the day
• Showcasing stories with graphics and other visual elements
• Video editing
• Writing and posting stories to the web and social media

Experience Requirements:
• At least one year producing newscasts in a television newsroom, although applicants with less experience and an interest in news producing will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:
• Strong copy editing skills
• Knowledge of the community and of national and world events
• Familiarity with Adobe Premiere and video editing
• Must be able to manage time well
• Must be creative
• Must have some ability to manage others
• Must be able to work well with others as part of a team.
• Must have good news judgment and time management skills
• Must have knowledge of libel and privacy laws.
• Must be skilled in the production of breaking news.
• Special consideration given to a producer with video photography skills
• Ability to gather information and write stories.

​​​​​​​ Education:
• Bachelor or Associate Degree in journalism or related field is preferred. Experience in lieu of education will be considered.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj8v6b-18-232-179-37-42 in your application.

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.