Producer

Location
Kansas City, Missouri
Salary
competitive
Posted
Feb 14, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
Kansas City
Duration
Full Time

KMBC-TV/KCWE-TV, the Hearst owned ABC/CW affiliates in Kansas City, has an opening for a strong, take-charge Producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and be able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Job Responsibilities:

·         Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers

·         Working with and guiding reporters in story production

·         Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff                                   

Experience Requirements:

·         2 years producing experience

·         Creative presentation style

·         Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses

·         Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered 

Qualifications Requirements:

·         Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills

·         Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.

·         An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components

·         Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements

·         Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

·         Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news     

Education:

·         College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred

·         Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered




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