Full Time Job

News Producer

WJCL

Savannah, GA 04-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WJCL TV has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros

Job Responsibilities:
• Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers.

• Working with and guiding reporters in story production.

• Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff.

Experience Requirements:
• 2 years producing experience.

• Creative presentation style.

• Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses.

• Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:
• Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills.

• Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.

• An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components.

• Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements.

• Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.

• Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news.

Education:
• College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred.

• Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered.

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Company Profile
WJCL

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.