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News Producer / MMJ

KWTX

Waco, TX 06-15-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
News Producer / MMJ - 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:

If you're seeking a career that provides opportunities to build your skills, share real-people stories, and display your creativity in front of and behind the camera? KWTX, the dominant CBS station in Central Texas, is seeking a super Producer/MMJ with abilities and desire to generate and tell creative stories on-air, and who displays 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 see your expertise, experience and creative ideas come to life through producing traditional and not-so traditional programming and through on-air and digital reporting. The ideal candidate is a daily news consumer who knows how to generate engaging and present enterprising content for all platforms.

Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Generate engaging enterprise content for on-air and online reports
- Report live in field and in studio as a multi-media journalist (3-shifts per week)
- Plan, schedule, shoot, write, edit and present news content on-air and on digital platforms
- Produce and booth weekend newscasts (1-shift per week)
- Produce and booth 4pm show (1-shift per week)
- 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
- Availability to work weekends and some holidays

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Ability to generate and tell unique enterprise stories relevant to our Central Texas audience
- Strong news judgment
- Ability to present clear and concise on-air content in scripted and non-scripted events
- Planning skills that keep you always seeking the next big topic
- Creative thinker with a desire to present information in new formats and with engaging visuals
- Excellent writing, shooting, editing, and producing skills
- Ability to transport ENG gear for on-location shoots and live shots
- Ability to multitask and be calm and decisive under pressure
- Valid drivers license and clean driving record
- Bachelors degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent training and/or experience

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-gq9x2x-44-201-94-72-42 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.