Full Time Job

News Producer


Sherman, TX 05-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KXII:

Would you like to advance your career at an award-winning television station that leads the market in both news and programming? What we do at KXII matters, perhaps more than it ever has before. With an endless choice of sources, more people turn to KXII 12 Media for local news, weather coverage and entertainment programming. We take pride in being the source most Texomans choose, whether watching television, reading online, following through social media, or consuming our content in any combination of these ways. Our employees contribute to that success on a daily basis. A dedicated group of experienced veterans and young professionals work hard morning, noon and night to serve our community by giving our customers the best quality content possible. We are where our community turns when severe weather threatens and when huge stories break. Regardless of their position, our employees take pride in that every day.

Job Summary/Description:

KXII-TV News 12 is seeking news producers for our Sherman newsroom to help bring the stories that matter to Texomans into their homes and onto our digital platforms every day. This is a full-time, behind-the-scenes position working directly under the news director and anchors with reporters, photographers, and fellow producers. You'll learn the ropes from an experienced, award-winning news team, and you'll help put together stories to air in the market's top-rated newscasts, as well as produce news stories for our digital products and update the station's website and social media pages.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

ˑNews producing
ˑNewswriting (both digital and broadcast)
ˑVideo editing
ˑOperating the teleprompter
ˑCoordinating with other producers and news crews in the field
ˑCoordinating live shots
ˑCorresponding with network and regional producers at other stations sending & receiving stories
ˑAssisting in answering the station's news tip hotline calls and emails
ˑResponsible for posting and updating breaking news online after business hours
ˑWriting and posting multimedia-rich digital news stories
ˑUpdating the station's social media accounts


The right candidate will be a strong news writer and video editor, a competent problem-solver, a quick thinker, and a good communicator. Must work well under pressure and on deadline. Knowledge of electronic news gathering & non-linear editing required. Knowledge of broadcast and digital news writing, as well as social media best practices required. Some newsroom experience is preferred, but not required. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred. Must commit to Gray Television's drug free workplace policy. KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5kn1e-34-236-187-155-42 in your application.

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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.