Full Time Job

Content News Producer


St Louis, MO 08-30-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Content News Producer - KMOV

About KMOV:

If you are creative, smart, inquisitive, organized and passionate -- we have a great job waiting for you at KMOV in St. Louis -- the most watched station in all of Missouri and Southern Illinois. KMOV is one of the top CBS affiliates in the country, a leader in Market #23, and known for its award winning news and weather coverage, numerous community service projects, and effective broadcast and digital marketing solutions.

Job Summary/Description:

KMOV's Content Producer manages the daily flow of news to the newsroom for appropriate coverage both on-air and on the Station's digital platforms. This position works to ensure digital content is up-to-the minute, attention grabbing, informative, accurate, impactful and relevant to a variety of users.

Duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to):
* The Content Producer (CP) is responsible for creating content that is aligned with the station brand. The CP is also responsible for writing, editing & publishing content on multiple digital platforms, including mobile, online, and social networks.
* The CP is tasked with discovering and verifying content on social media, police/fire scanners, and via phone or email tips. They dispatch reporters and photographers to cover news events.
* The CP works closely with newscast teams and managers to coordinate coverage plans and ensure leadership in breaking news.

* Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications, or equivalent training and/or experience.
* Minimum two years experience in a newsroom environment, producing newscasts or digital platforms, or working on an assignment desk.
* Experience with Edius, i-news, internet production tools, MS Office
* Exceptional news judgment and organizational skills - must be able to multi-task in high-pressure, deadline driven situations.
* Ability to select stories for reporting and effectively coordinate coverage with newsroom staff and the public.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively with others.
* Ability to interact promptly, productively, and positively with fellow employees and all levels of management.
* Self-starter, strong work ethic, and dependable.
* Ability to work a flexible schedule.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r00141-35-172-224-102-42 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.