Producer

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jul 18, 2014
Closes
Aug 17, 2014
Contact
Ms. Sharon van Zwieten
Duration
Full Time
The Pix11 Morning News is seeking a bold, cutting edge, self-starting, risk-taking producer. This position is responsible for overseeing the development of the show’s rundown in the crucial afternoon and evening hours. S/he must be able to put the show together with a keen eye on content flow and audience viewing patterns. A sharp news and pop culture sense is vital for the role as is the ability to quickly turn a morning show segment including booking big guests and creating compelling TV.

The successful candidate will thrive on deadline pressure, and know how to jump on breaking news. Excellent news writing and producing skills are vital for this role. The ability to work within a team and coaching others will be an asset.

The Pix11 Morning News creates content on multiple platforms and the successful candidate will have a strong familiarity with social media, digital production and online content creation and distribution.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Oversee the morning rundown in the afternoon and evening.

•Produce quick-turnaround segments for the next day’s show.

•Booking guests and producing creative content.

•React to breaking news.

•Work independently but collaborating with a team.

•Develop digital and online content.


REQUIREMENTS:

•5-years of experience in a major market newsroom as a producer.

•Strong writing and producing skills.

•Leadership experience in a newsroom.

•Strong familiarity with digital content creation and social media.

•Experience in creating live TV and working in a busy breaking news environment.