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Producer

Hearst Television, Cincinnati, OH USA

The story is yours!

Duration: Part-Time


Let’s Talk Cincy is an Emmy award winning public affairs show produced by WLWT, the Hearst Television station, in Cincinnati. We’re looking for a dynamic part time producer to join the team. The successful candidate is a person committed to telling community focused stories.

In collaboration with the Director of Programming & Community Affairs, this role performs multiple key functions in support of the operations of the program, including ideation, researching, booking, writing, field producing, script editing, studio producing, control room supervision, rights clearance and digital development.

As a member of the team, exceptional storytelling, conceptualization, and visualization skills are required to support the weekly segments, franchises, transitions and promotion. Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture are highly valued; versatility, agility and creativity are essential. Comprehension of current computer communication systems is expected.

If you are motivated by working with a talented award-winning team of professionals, look no further! Best of all, you'll become part of Hearst Television, one of the premier broadcast companies in the country.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Selecting, researching, writing, and producing content for Let’s Talk Cincy to make the show an “experience” for viewers
  • Working with and guiding show production
  • Communicating, coordinating, and executing creative vision with executive producer, producer, host, editors and contributing reporters

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Excellent writing, spelling, grammar, and copy-editing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate several 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
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends, and overnights
  • In person work required

Experience Requirements:

  • 2 years producing experience preferred
  • Experience in covering politics or being involved in political is a plus
  • Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered
  • Shooting and editing experience is a plus

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

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements. 

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.