Full Time Job

News Producer

Fox 5

San Diego, CA 10-01-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Daily production of a quality news product as defined by the FOX 5 brand. Accuracy, excellence in production techniques, writing, story treatment, relevance to the viewing audience, and ability to generate ratings.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Stack and booth assigned newscast and shape overall coverage
• Write news stories, teases and headlines
• Manage team of anchors, reporters, writers and editors to ensure production of accurate, updated and engaging news content
• Attend editorial meetings and pitch/vet story ideas
• Stay informed on current affairs
• Assist reporters with logistics and proofreading scripts
• Plan future segments and book day turn newsmakers and content dictates
• Maintain strong social media presence and use it to produce and promote content
• Additional duties as necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field is desired.
• Minimum 3-5 years experience as line producer in working newsroom.

REQUIREMENTS/JOB SKILLS:
• Must be able to work well under extreme pressure and deadlines
• Must have solid news judgment
• Must be a consistent and solid story and tease writer
• Must show initiative and have ability to act decisively
• Must interact positively and productively with others and take feedback
• Must be a leader in a strong team environment
• Strong organizational skills
• Detail orientated
• Must be flexible with schedule and fill-in different shifts as needed
• May produce additional cut-ins, special reports or breaking news as needed

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Company Profile
Fox 5

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.

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