NewsNation is looking for a Line Producer to be a control room producer for a daily news program. The successful candidate must understand national news, politics, and international news and know how to best tell stories which inform a national audience. The producer plays a lead role in managing creation of the show's rundown and helps to facilitate the production process including the execution of the live show in the control room collaborating with editorial and production staff throughout the day. The position mut be onsite at the network's studios in Chicago.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Skilled at ENPS and able to build rundowns for regular programming as well as breaking news and special programming
Works with director and production crew on technical aspects of broadcast
Writes scripts including but not limited to opens, and teases
Facilitates creation of in-show graphics and story titles
Works with executive producer and senior producer to copy edit show
Time newscast in the control room during live broadcast
Coordinates with assignment desk and control room staff being proactive about troubleshooting problems and responding to breaking news
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor's degree in journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Five to ten years of producing experience with network or top 20 market experience preferred
Strong writing, organizational, and people skills are vital
Desktop editing is a must.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills who brings lots of ideas to the table
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpeywo-3-239-6-58-42 in your application.