Producer - Mornings on 1

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive salary, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO
Posted
Jan 10, 2020
Ref
250582BR
Function
Production
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

The Producer is responsible for developing and producing anchor-driven content and segments for Mornings on 1. The Producer will also create the background and support material to make unscripted conversations engaging and informative. Strong social media experience needed. Other responsibilities may include overseeing the live control room, copy editing, working with reporters in the field, field producing and creating additional show content. This person will also contribute to special features, live remotes as well as participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create the background and support material to make unscripted conversations engaging and informative
  • Liaise with other show producers, Executive Producer and Senior Executive Producer so that the anchor-driven content fits well within the larger broadcast
  • Produces assigned newscasts and news inserts making decisions on story lineup, video/audio elements, graphics and timing to construct show
  • Writes news stories for an assigned newscasts; ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style
  • Research and assemble background information for on-air discussion and guest segments
  • Ability to produce live or recorded newscasts
  • Monitor and cultivate social media content for on-air talent
  • In addition to day-of-air content needs, simultaneously develop future anchor segments for in the field and/or in-studio
  • Pitch larger anchor-driven series for Mornings on 1
  • Follows through on all assignments meeting required deadlines according to the Executive Producer’s instructions
  • Works with associate producers to create the newscast product
  • Produces special programming as needed
  • Works in computerized newsroom environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

 

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Strong broadcast news writing ability
  • Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills and excellent collaboration skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
  • Knowledge of current events and industry trends
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarity with the local market
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
  • Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems a plus
  • Basic editing skills
  • Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Education & Experience:

 

  • High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 3+ years of Television news experience

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:

 

  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
  • Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
  • Participation in an established on-call rotation

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