Producer

JOB SUMMARY:  The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web.
  • Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast or on-line publication.
  • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
  • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
  • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
  • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
  • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.

 

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  • Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing.
  • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
  • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
  • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction.
  • Proficient in non-linear editing.

Education/Experience:  Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute 2+ years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

 

Training/EquipmentUtilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

 

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:  High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

 

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

 

 

********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED  *********

 Send resume to:
jobs@WDTN.com or
WDTN-TV
Attn: Careers
4595 S. Dixie Drive
Moraine, Ohio 45439
NO PHONE CALLS

 

REVISED:  04/14/2014

 

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