Part Time Job

Newscast Producer

WKRG

Mobile, AL 08-02-2022
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
Job Description
Newscast Producer-Part Time

WKRG-TV News 5 / wkrg.com in Mobile, AL / Pensacola, FL seeks a part-time Associate News Producer to join our morning news team. The successful candidate will coordinate segments, edit video, operate teleprompter, and provide in-studio support for the team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Operate teleprompter for live newscasts and pre-recorded programs &

segments
• Provide in-studio support for live broadcasts and other programs
• Edit video for newscasts, web stories, and social media posts.
• Assist in the research, planning, and booking of guest interviews and story

segments
• Monitor social media accounts and respond to viewer questions and

comments
• Distribute & promote news content on social media
• Work collaboratively with fellow content team members on breaking

news, severe weather, and enterprise content
• Build positive working relationships with station teammates, company

colleagues, sources, and the public
• Author broadcast scripts, website stories, and social media posts with

excellent grammar, punctuation, and AP Style
• Perform other duties as assigned

Experience, Skills, Education
• Organized, technical problem solver
• Ease with/ability to learn new technology independently and quickly
• Strong communicator
• Enjoys working in teams and has excellent interpersonal skills
• Deadline conscious with strong time management skills
• Schedule flexibility
• Fluency in English (spoken & written)
• Strong non-linear video editing skills (Premiere Pro preferred)
• Working knowledge of AP style for broadcast/digital/social
• WordPress experience a plus
• Experience in journalism, digital content, and social media preferred

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Associate Newscast Producer must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write scripts & web stories, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, regularly work indoors, and occasionally work outdoors in non-environmentally controlled conditions.

Apply at www.nexstar.tv/careers

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjwyx2-18-207-157-152-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WKRG

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.