Full Time Job

Newscast / Web Producer

KTTC

Rochester, MN 09-10-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About Gray:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KTTC:

KTTC is searching for our next Newscast & Web Producer for our digital first newsroom. Together, we break news on our website, push it on social, and add context & emotion on television. As a producer, you're expected to be more than a show-stacker. To qualify, you must show that you have mastered producing basics, and have a demonstrated commitment to story showcasing using targeted layering. Our next producer will embrace the concept of a hungry rundown, aggressively adding ''happening now'' live content and real time social interaction. You'll also need to understand writing for the ear versus the eye, and how to write to your video.Based in Rochester, Minnesota, KTTC (NBC 10) is the market-leading, award-winning, NBC-affiliated, local television station serving southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa in the Nielsen designated Rochester-Austin-Mason City television market. KTTC also operates the market's FOX affiliate, KXLT-TV FOX 47 (owned by SagamoreHill Broadcasting), through a shared services agreement.

Living, working and playing in Rochester, Minnesota (live-kttc.pantheonsite.io)

Job Summary/Description:

KTTC is searching for our next Newscast & Web Producer for our digital first newsroom. To qualify, you must show you have mastered producing basics, and have a demonstrated commitment to story showcasing using targeted layering. Our next producer will embrace the concept of a hungry rundown, aggressively adding ''happening now'' live content and real time social interaction.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Works with News Managers and Anchors to create and execute newscasts
- Participates in daypart editorial meetings, evaluating potential lead stories
- Selects, showcases and writes local, regional, national and international content for newscast presentation.
- Makes graphics, maps and lower thirds for all stories.
- Collaborates with directors for clean production to increase studio storytelling
- Writes copy for web and edits video for playback

Qualifications/Requirements;
- Two years newscast producing experience required. Also needed:
- A positive attitude, willingness to learn, and ability to collaborate
- An internship in a commercial newsroom
- A degree or intensive course work in communications and/or journalism
- Knowledge of video editing and scripting software
- Experience with web and social platforms
- Ability to meet deadlines and enjoy a fast paced environment

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 and cover letter

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r11nev-18-234-244-170-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KTTC

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.