Full Time Job

Senior News Producer

WROC

Rochester, NY 11-21-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WROC-TV NEWS8, a CBS Affiliate seeks an assertive and creative Senior Producer to oversee daily news coverage and showcasing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Supervises and trains reporters and producers.
• Oversees newscasts and special programming across all platforms.
• Works with management team on planning, hiring and staff development.
• Reviews scripts, ensuring accuracy, fairness and ethical journalism.
• Contributes content to digital and social media platforms.
• Produces daily newscasts as needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Fluency in English with excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Minimum three years' experience in news operations and/or producing preferred.
• Proficiency with computers and familiarity with CMS and social media platforms.
• Ability to multi-task, deal with extreme deadline pressure, and react/coordinate coverage under live breaking news situations is crucial.
• Flexibility to work different hours and shifts.
• Possesses vision, a strong news judgment and an ability to showcase news through the use of graphics and animations.

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Company Profile
WROC

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.