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Associate Producer


Los Angeles, CA 05-16-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Associate Producer is responsible for the daily production of KTLA's half-hour lifestyle show, LA UNSCRIPTED plus assists producers with other News Specials and segments. The position requires an extremely detailed and organized candidate who loves to experience the diverse culture of Southern California. The daily duties include researching and pitching story ideas, logging interviews and shoots, scouting locations, scheduling production, posting segments on social and web platforms, ordering graphics, communicating with producers, editors, and photographers to create creative, unique, and memorable content.
• Must be able to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
• Create detailed schedules and systems for production
• Assist producers with writing and production of broadcast or on-line program
• Assist Talent and Poducers on shoots
• Create Social Media post that convey the spirit of the segment
• Contributes to the editorial process and able to make solid decisions under pressure and on deadline
• Execute production strategies that engage and grow audiences across all platforms
• Schedule shoots, field produce, and gather all assets for segments
• Work as a liaison for Sponsors and Sales Department
• Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources
• Proof read copy

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute
• Understand brand building directives
• Interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, digital and engineering staff
• Detail oriented
• Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills
• Ability to develop strong news judgment
• Possess journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
• Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media
• Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction

Compensation - $25/hr+ commensurate with experience and skill level

KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1j5by-44-192-79-149-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $25.00 to $0.00 Per Hour ($ USD)

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.