Producer - Local Severe

Location
Atlanta
Posted
Dec 09, 2013
Closes
Jan 08, 2014
Contact
Melissa Ngo
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
We have 2 positions open in Atlanta, GA.

The Producer will produce live and recorded programming. In this role they will write for weather news shows and supporting packages. The person in this role will also be responsible for all elements necessary for the live coverage of severe weather events.

Duties and Responsibilities
·Build segments and develop story ideas from conception to air including researching selected topics, writing, coordination of assets, booking guests and overseeing all aspects of production
·Build show rundown including script writing, package production, graphics elements and live shot coordination
·Oversee and execute the production of show video and graphics needs
·Make editorial decisions and guide anchors/on camera meteorologists, Associate Producers, and technical staff in the control room

Qualifications
·At least six years television experience, with a minimum of 3 years as Producer of live news programming in a major television market
·Four-year college degree or equivalent in proven industry experience
·Ability to produce live news programs that contain live remote elements from a control room
·Knowledge of television production techniques including newsroom, studio, line, and field production methods and equipment
·Editorially mature with solid news judgment and the ability to create in-depth, visually exciting programs or weather news programs
·Proven writing ability, a vision for graphics, and a passion for memorable, creative content
·Ability to use all production tools available to produce original content and enhance storytelling
·A strong leader in the control room with the ability to handle breaking news/weather situations
·Ability to adapt to different show styles or concepts as needed
·Outstanding leadership and communication skills, plus the ability to work well with others in stressful situations
·Knowledge of digital editing systems

Send resumes to Melissa.Ngo@weather.com & Apply online at www.weather.com/careers

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