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News Producer

KWTX

Waco, TX 06-13-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
News Producer - KWTX

NEWS PRODUCER (PM) - KWTX

About KWTX:

KWTX-TV News 10 is the dominant television station for the Waco-Temple-Killeen market in the Heart of Central Texas. The CBS, CW, Telemundo, and MeTV affiliate, KWTX is the leader in every local newscast. Two storm-chasing vehicles, the Weather Edge and Weather Explorer, give our crews mobile weather labs to track severe weather. Community service is engrained in the culture of KWTX. We take pride in being able to say that no other station does it better. In 2016, the station was honored with the NAB Service to America Award, recognizing the nations top local TV station for community service.

Job Summary/Description:

Are you seeking a Producing career that provides versatility on show styles and something new every day? KWTX, the dominant CBS station in Central Texas on all platforms, is seeking a super producer who can display creativity and consistency in producing newscasts ranging from our number-one rated weekend shows to a new ''lighter'' afternoon project. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and see your expertise and creative ideas come to life in traditional and not-so traditional programming. The ideal candidate thrives when working with a team, exhibits strong editorial judgment and is willing to do what it takes to present the best news programming every day. We are seeking a News Producer that will work our 4pm news segment (some weekends may be included.)

Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Produce and booth weekday shows
- Produce and booth 4pm show
- Collaborate with news team and news managers to determine daily themes and content
- Schedule and book guest appearances
- Create social media and website posts
- Record and edit segments for broadcast
- Requires availability to work weekends and some holidays

Qualifications/Requirements:
- One year previous news experience
- Strong news judgment
- Planning skills that have you always seeking the next big topic
- Creative thinker with a desire to present information in new formats with engaging visuals
- Excellent writing, shooting, editing, and producing skills
- Ability to multitask and be calm and decisive under pressure
- Degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience
- Valid Drivers License with good 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re43x2-44-201-96-43-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KWTX

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.