Full Time Job

Promotions / Commercial Producer

WGNO

Metairie, LA 03-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Calling all creatives! WGNO-TV ABC and NOLA38 The CW in New Orleans is looking for a dangerously talented individual with a fresh new perspective to add to our dynamic creative team. Do you ever find yourself watching tv and nitpicking a music choice? Does Comic Sans make you cringe? Do you thrive in an environment where creative freedom is encouraged and collaboration is the norm? Then stop scrolling! You might be exactly who we've been looking for!

We are seeking a Promotions/Commercial Producer experienced in producing on-air/digital station image promotion spots and client commercials on tight deadlines. This position will require you to write, produce, shoot and edit using the Adobe Creative Cloud. Expertise in writing, producing, shooting and editing snappy, focused and original ads that successfully promote client's business. We rebranded in late 2020 with an exciting new direction. But here's a link to some of our past work. https://youtu.be/h5LjQXFt-50

Resumes without a demo reel will be stewed at our next crawfish boil.

Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the Creative Services team to conceive, write, shoot, produce and edit compelling station spots that supports WGNO news, sales and digital departments
• Collaborate with sales team and their clients to conceive, write, shoot, produce and edit compelling on-air commercials
• Creating and managing original production shoots
• Responsible for coordinating and scheduling timely delivery of creative product.
• Distribute all finished products to multiple outlets as directed
• Maintains accurate files on all projects including scripts, audio/video notes, v/o talent information and music sources.
• Proficient editing with Adobe Creative Cloud with focus on Adobe Premiere, After Effects
• Ability to edit both short (:05 - :60) and long format (30 to 60 minute) projects
• Projects may include proof of performance, image campaigns, web and social drivers as well as program tune-in messaging for entertainment and sports.
• Work closely with Creative Services Director to produce promos that provide viewers with a compelling reason to turn to WGNO NEWS over the competition.

Qualifications:
• Must have a demo reel
• Minimum 2-3 years of experience at a television station, network or agency as an on-air writer/producer/shooter/editor
• Must be highly creative, innovative and have strong writing, video, original production and editing skills
• Must have attention to detail and accuracy with excellent oral and written communication skills
• Must have strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task
• Proficiency with non-linear editing equipment, specifically Adobe Premiere Pro
• Proficiency with Photoshop, After Effects and other Creative Cloud apps
• Experience running shoots and original production
• Great Attitude
• College degree/ Film/Production/Journalism
• Social Media Fluency
• Love and passion for news
• Must maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record as travel may be required for commercial shoots and production meetings with advertisers of the station.
• In addition, the producer must be able to lift, set-up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

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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.