Producer

Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jan 09, 2019
Function
Production
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
Seattle
Duration
Full Time
KIRO-7 is looking for a Newscast Producer with great writing, news judgment and creativity.  The ideal candidate must be able to take charge of a newscast, make strong news decisions and be able to handle major breaking news like a pro.


They must have a good understanding of social media and be able to incorporate it into the daily newscast in many different ways.


We’re looking for a naturally curious and competitive producer who is a leader, team player, and great communicator within the newsroom.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Produce assigned newscast, ensuring continuity of KIRO News coverage by coordination with other show producers, the assignment desk, and web team.Keep newscast fresh and updated by working in developing stories and aggressively covering spot news as day progresses.Keep clear communication with editors, writers, field crews, graphics, web team, assignment desk and anchors.Coordinate live shots.Write strong copy for TV and web if necessary.Take show to booth.Call in remotes and give instructions to director.Have a good understanding of social media and incorporate it into the daily newscast. 

Qualifications:B.A. Degree in Journalism, Communications, or other field of study preferred2 or more years of newsroom experience required

About Cox Media Group

 

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.  Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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