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Newscast Supervising Producer

Kansas City, MO
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Newscast Supervising Producer

US-MO-Kansas City
2 weeks ago
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News Writers/Producers


As part of the FOX 4 News team the newscast supervising producer oversees the collection and analyzes information about newsworthy events in the assigned news day-parts. The supervising producer assists with producer preparation of those stories for presentation in a live newscast and on multiple station platforms including fox4kc.com and social media sites.


  • Provide vision and overall guidance of program to all producing and reporting staff
  • Supervise preparation and execution of live, compelling television newscasts.
  • Oversee and coach newscast producers
  • Ensure consistent attention to the execution of a newscast that meets all strategic and quality-related goals
  • Able to create the rundown for the newscast, insuring that all technical cues are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Follow up with producing staff to reinforce successes and implement strategies for correction of mistakes and/or methods to reach goals
  • Use incidents during shows as “teaching moments” both positive and negative
  • Communicate and enforce strategic goals for program
  • Ensure journalistic standards are followed and met consistently
  • Maintain and grow relationships with all departments (esp. Creative Services & Engineering) to ensure support and execution of all aspects of program
  • Ensure all technical related issues are communicated quickly and effectively to Engineering managers for resolution
  • Brainstorm with news and other station management for ways to promote and expand attention to show content
  • Grow online component of newscasts
  • Understand and use creative production and graphic techniques for a great newscast.
  •    Ability to react to breaking news quickly and accurately.
  • Must make appropriate ethical and legal decisions following journalistic guidelines.
  • . Ability to work autonomously and use individual judgment on stories, images, and video used in newscast
  • Help develop story ideas
  • Knowledge of current local, national and international events and issues
  • Work effectively under multiple deadlines
  • Work effectively with coworkers, including but not limited to news managers, reporters photojournalist, video editors directors, anchors, engineers and other producers
  • Use computer software to write and edit stories. Use computer and internet to research stories.


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent degree in journalism or related field.
  • Strong writing skills required.
  • Journalism background and knowledge of AP style required.
  • Strong graphics skills desired
  • Strong computer skills desired
  • Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work well with a diverse group of people.
  • Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be able to speak clearly (with or without corrective devices).
  • Must be able to work at a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work assigned shifts which include overnights, nights and weekends
  • Ability to do other tasks as assigned by news management.




Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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Tribune Media is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, national entertainment network WGN America, Tribune Studios, Gracenote, WGN-Radio and a significant number of iconic real estate properties and strategic investments.

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