Producer (WKBW)

Key Activities

The primary processes you conduct in your role

• Develop and organize newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing

• Works closely with news/local program   managers and assignment editors to determine content needs

• Enhance the content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding

• Execute time-sensitive decisions

• Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions

• Perform desktop editing

• Posting content to station's Web sites

• Perform other duties as assigned and needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education/Experience

 • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field

• 2 - 3   years   as a television writer or producer

 Skills and Abilities:

 • Must be proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus

• Excellent conversational and creative writing   skills

• Must have strong communication and organization skills

• Adaptable, self-motivated and able to work in a face-paced, deadline-driven environment

• Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgement, journalistic ethics  and libel laws

• Understand and utilize Web analytics

Work Environment

• Newsroom

• Deadline driven and fast-paced environment

Lifting Required

NO

Driving Required

NO

 

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.