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Associate News Producer

WWSB

Sarasota, FL 09-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
About WWSB:

Live, work and play in a very unique media market that so many vacationers call a top destination. WWSB-TV is the ABC Television station serving Sarasota & Manatee Counties on the Suncoast of Southwest Florida. Beautiful, postcard worthy views are bountiful, and so are the opportunities to enjoy the Florida lifestyle. Yes, the beaches are minutes away. So are some of the top attractions in Tampa Bay, Orlando and South Florida. You're a quick ride from some of the most popular theme parks and cruise ports. While visitors come and go, our station and our newsroom are committed to serving the thousands upon thousands of people who call the Suncoast, home. You'll find a special emphasis on covering news with a hyperlocal focus, while embracing the best practices found in some of the region's top markets.

Job Summary/Description:

ABC7 is searching for our next Associate Producer! To qualify, you must show you have mastered producing basics, and have a demonstrated commitment to story showcasing using targeted layering. Our next producer will embrace the concept of a hungry rundown, aggressively adding ''happening now'' live content and real time social interaction.

ABC7 is searching for our next Associate Producer! This is a fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door, and earn valuable on-the-job training in a digital first newsroom. To qualify, you must have a can-do attitude, an eagerness to learn, and a working knowledge of how writing for ear is different than writing for the eye. You'll collaborate with a team that thrives on growing our broadcasts. This is all about training and creating momentum as you start your professional journey. You'll grow your professional skillset, learning how to edit video, produce newscasts, create digital and social content and assist with gathering news in the field.

Qualifications/Requirements:

This is considered an entry level opportunity. You'll need a positive attitude, willingness to learn, and ability to collaborate.

Also helpful:
- An internship in a commercial newsroom
- Knowledge of video editing and scripting software
- Experience with web and social platforms

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq59y9-3-230-144-31-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WWSB

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.