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Producer - Spectrum News

Date posted 09/05/2018 Requisition Number: 219270BR Location: United States - Wisconsin - Milwaukee Area of Interest: Cable Television Production, Editorial, Network Television Production, News, Television/Programming Position Type: Full Time
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for producing content for assigned shows and newscast. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Produces assigned newscasts and news inserts making decisions on story lineup, video/audio elements, graphics and timing to construct show
  • Writes news stories for an assigned newscasts; ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style
  • Ability to produce live or recorded newscasts
  • Verifies stories are written to the pictures being edited and/or vice versa
  • Follows through on all assignments meeting required deadlines according to the Executive Producer’s instructions
  • Works with associate producers to create the newscast product
  • Produces special programming as needed
  • Works in computerized newsroom environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Strong broadcast news writing ability
  • Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills and excellent collaboration skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
  • Knowledge of current events and industry trends
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarity with the local market
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
  • Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems a plus
  • Basic editing skills
  • Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Education
High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred

Related Work Experience
3+ years Television news experience

Working Conditions
  • Normal office environment
  • Works primarily inside a climate controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on occasion
  • Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
  • May be required to lift up to 5 pounds



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