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Morning Newscast Producer


Topeka, KS 05-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Morning Newscast Producer - WIBW

About WIBW:

WIBW Television has been Northeast Kansas' News Leader going on 68 years. The station is a CBS affiliate and has a long tradition of excellence in producing 28 1/2 hours of news every week, as well as timely news and sports special programs. The station has just added OTT programming to go along with the daily newscasts, social, web and digital reporting. In Northeast Kansas, weather is often the #1 News story and the 13 Weather team is a leader in covering the ever-changing weather. Excellent weather coverages date back to the devastating tornado that struck Topeka in 1966. WIBW TV is located on the developing animal research corridor between Kansas City and Manhattan, Kansas. Our News and Sports reporters cover the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Emporia State University and Washburn University. And the Kansas City professional teams are also prominent in the station sports reporting. WIBW TV was the first station in Kansas, going on the air in 1953 and the station continues to produce the very best in news, weather, sports, web and digital reporting.

Job Summary/Description:

The Morning Newscast Producer is responsible for the news coverage in the 5-7 a.m. start of the day for Northeast Kansans. The job involves monitoring police frequencies, assigning the morning live reporter and photographer, as well as editing video and writing stories for the 2-hour, dual-anchor news block. The Morning Producer occasionally does video shooting on breaking stories. The position requires a person with energy and the ability to multi-task, while keeping him/herself up on important news in the 17-county viewing area.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Writing
• Editing Video
• Stacking newscasts
• Monitoring scanner traffic
• Assigning morning reporting team
• Social media inputting
• Story conception

• Degree in broadcasting journalism preferred
• Spelling and grammar ability

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj2yp2-34-236-187-155-42 in your application.

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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.