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Chronicle Field Producer

Hearst Television Inc


Location:
Needham, MA
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
2395
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Chronicle Field Producer Jobs in Needham, MA

Chronicle Field Producer

   
Job ID:
2395
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Needham, MA US
Station Name:
WCVB-TV

Job Description

WCVB-TV Boston seeks candidates to fill a full-time opening in Chronicle Department as a Field Producer. Primary responsibilities include producing video segments, hard news as well as features for nightly magazine program Chronicle. Position occasionally requires travel, both inside and outside of New England.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop story ideas appropriate for Chronicle magazine program
  • Schedule interviews and locations shooting for stories. Conduct Interviews
  • Secure permission for locations and oversee on location shooting
  • Log tapes & locate other video, film, photographs or music that might enhance the story.
  • Write scripts, generating material for programs, provide material for website, Facebook, Twitter, and other digital channels.

Required Skills

  • 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 preferred

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years of television, film, and/or Videotape field production experience
  • Familiarity with video editing.
   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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