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Newscast Producer

WEAU

Eau Claire, WI 07-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Newscast Producer - WEAU

About WEAU:

WEAU 13 News broadcasts to 26 counties in western Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. We're an hour drive from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area in a growing community with great schools and health care.
WEAU is affiliated with NBC and produces 30 hours of news every week.

Job Summary/Description:

We're looking for a producer who wants to join a community-focused newsroom. This position is geared for someone who can learn quickly through on-the-job training.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Prioritize, organize, and produce newscasts
- Search wire services, network feeds, websites and others sources to find relevant material for newscasts
- Write creative headlines and teases
- Work with directors and anchors on presentation of stories
- Build graphics and use effectively in shows
- Maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and local contacts
- Edit video for multiple platforms
- Manage the on-air broadcast from the control room

Requirements:
-Previous work or internship in journalism is preferred
-Solid news judgment
-Excellent communication skills
-Someone who can identify great video and compelling sound bites
-Preferred knowledge of ENPS
-An ability to effectively multitask & prioritize tasks to meet several deadlines in the day
-Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts
-MVR and drug screening required

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk3p50-35-172-136-29-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WEAU

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.