Content Producer

Posted: 3/23/2019

Location: Sacramento, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

KCSO Telemundo in Sacramento seeks a Content Producer who is responsible for the creation of the newscasts and other news programs as needed.

·Responsible for overall production, content and every element of each newscast.
·Responsible for being a key communicator in the newsroom- talking with each person who will participate or provide content for that newscast (i.e. Assignment Editor, anchors, VJ’s and production crews).
·Understand newscast mission, station priorities and be familiar with all the platforms.
·Must select stories, understand all the elements and design a newscast that achieves the daily goal.
·Knowledgeable on daily news events, awareness of past news events and know what is news in the Philadelphia market.
·Execute Live Shots and Satellite Remotes during live newscasts.
·Select, assign, write, and organize news stories. Write headlines, teases and reporter lead-ins.
·Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy.
·Coordinate and plan future community and social story development.
·Work with Video Journalists to improve story and presentation.
·Editing skills to edit video clips.
·Write news scripts, promotional teasers, headlines and topicals.
·Work closely with producers and News Director on story/sweeps planning and coordination.
·Contribute story ideas, participate in daily coverage decisions and editorial meetings.
·Work directly with content producers articulating angle of story, length and video.
·Leadership: take responsibility for own actions and take risks for the team and be a team player.
·Complete discrepancy reports with detail and accuracy to help prevent future problems.
·Understand and follow all Telemundo News standards and ethics

•Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish and must be able to speak, read and understand English.
•Minimum 2 years producer experience or writing / editing.
•Excellent news judgment, creative ideas and writing skills a must.
•Must have leadership qualities, be detail oriented, organized and able to handle intense deadline pressure.
•Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
•Must be willing to work in the Sacramento, CA area and travel as needed for special assignments.
•Must be willing to work long hours, varying shifts (including nights and weekends) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when necessary.
•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
•Must be 18 years or greater
•Must have a valid driver’s license

•Take an active role in selecting the stories of the day – come up with story ideas that reporters can turn in one day, create producer driven content to enhance our coverage of the big story and other stories that appear in the newscast.
•Anticipate problems and address them throughout the course of the shift, eliminate all factual/spelling/other errors that appear in the show. If a problem arises, address it immediately. Follow up problems with those involved and a newsroom manager.
•Bring creativity into every aspect of the newscast, use the Telemundo arsenal of tools and equipment to provide the most current information that is geographically diverse and maximizes viewer benefits.
•News judgment with solid ethical decision process.
•High competitive nature.
•Ability to perform under tight time deadlines.

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About Telemundo Station Group:
Telemundo Station Group, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, is comprised of 26 local television stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Producing and broadcasting more than 15,000 hours of unique and relevant local content each year, including award-winning news, public affairs, and entertainment programming, Telemundo Station Group serves the largest Hispanic television markets in the country including Los Angeles, New York, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, San Antonio, San Francisco Bay Area, Phoenix, Harlingen, Orlando, Fresno, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., San Diego, Tampa, Denver, El Paso, Boston, Las Vegas, Tucson, Hartford, Fort Myers, Springfield, Richmond and Puerto Rico. In addition, Telemundo Station Group operates TeleXitos, a national multicast network that offers viewers popular action and adventure television series and feature films in Spanish. The group also provides support to 50 Telemundo affiliates across the country and manages dedicated local websites and applications, as well as a robust digital out-of-home operation.
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