Producer

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Job ID:
2275
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Orlando, FL US
Station Name:
WESH/WKCF-TV

Job Description

WESH 2 News, Orlando’s Hearst-owned NBC affiliate is looking for an aggressive, creative and smart News Producer.  Prior experience is required.  You must be highly-organized, a leader in production technique and showcasing skills, driven and able to win Breaking News and Big Story coverage in a market where big stories happen daily.  You must be fast & calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of like-minded pros. You will be expected to take part in editorial discussions at a high level while drawing up our coverage plan for the day.  

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

Required Skills

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 or equivalent work experience 

Required Experience

  • 2 years producing experience
  • Creative presentation style
  • Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses
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