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News Producer

Hearst Television Inc

Greenville, SC
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News Producer

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Location: Greenville, SC US
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WYFF 4, a Hearst TV station and the NBC affiliate in Greenville, SC, has an immediate opening for a Producer. We need a driven, organized journalist who can articulate a vision for their show and lead a team towards the vision. Join a producer team that is tops in our market and upholds high standards. We need good storytellers who can be innovative in their presentation. This producer must be able to showcase breaking news, write urgent copy, and show a creative use of the best graphics package in the market.  You need to understand the importance of social media, the web, and mobile apps. You must be able to work with promotions on the marketing of our product. Our producers must be able to research, pitch, and gather enterprise news stories, as well.

 Job Responsibilities:                                              

  • Preparing a rundown for your newscast
  • Utilizing all our graphics resources to enhance our presentation
  • Writing urgent news stories in active voice
  • Meeting deadlines
  • News gathering
  • Responding to breaking news
  • Boothing newscasts
  • Posting stories and video on social, website and on mobile
  • Participating and pitching enterprise stories in editorial meetings
  • Communicating effectively with promotions

Required Skills

  • Candidate must have strong leadership, writing, communication, and storytelling skills along with a proven track record of producing outstanding newscasts.
  • Use of ENPS preferred
  • Use of Adobe Premier editing system is a plus


  • Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in broadcast journalism or equivalent education or experience.
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

Required Experience

  • Two years of experience as a producer at a commercial broadcast station preferred

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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