3 days old
2017-12-132018-01-11
  • Job Code
    1701558
Producer - Hearst Television Careers

Producer

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🔍 Salinas, California, United States

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Editorial/News
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KSBW TV
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KSBW-TV on California’s magnificent Central Coast serving the Monterey / Salinas / Santa Cruz region is looking for a sharp, aggressive and creative newscast producer.  We are looking for someone who is not just a “stacker” but truly knows how to craft a newscast.  We want a critical thinker who marries journalistic excellence with visually crisp newscasts. At the same time, we need someone who is not afraid to blow up their show when there’s breaking news and loves the excitement of showcasing the big story.

 

Job Duties

  • Oversee the creation, production and execution of daily newscast.
  • Collaborate with our Executive Producers and Directors to create and produce eye-catching graphics.
  • Must post daily content to our various digital platforms.
  • Must contribute strong enterprise story ideas at editorial meetings.
  • Fosters and inspires team work with anchors, field crews, digital producers and the assignment desk. 
Required Skills

  • Exceptional news judgment.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Ability to calmly handle live breaking news.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills and an eye for detail.
  • Must be adept and knowledgeable about creating content for our digital platforms and social media.
  • Must be a team leader who communicates thoughtfully and respectfully.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Knowledge of newsroom computer systems ENPS, BitCentral and Oasis along with previous line producing experience are all a plus.

About Hearst Television

We are Hearst Television, a national multimedia company. We own and operate 30 local television stations and two local radio stations, serving 26 television markets across 39 states, reaching approximately 21 million US television households. Our mission is to be No. 1 in broadcasting, achieving that status with integrity, respect and community spirit.

That’s the bigger picture. But there’s another story here too. A story of an award-winning, diverse, stable, supportive employer, guided by strong principles and engaged, involved professionals who believe in what they do.

Culture

Television is a high profile medium, and most people will recognize the Hearst name. But, within Hearst, Hearst Television has a distinctive culture of our own and a track record to be proud of in our own right. Our success is built on how we support our people, support our communities and always place integrity at the center of every action we take.

Because Hearst Television is an established, stable organization with real history and heritage, we have values, a vision and a leadership style that are firmly embedded in our operations. There’s definitely an identifiable ‘Hearst Way’ of doing things: supporting your colleagues, acting with integrity, and always thinking about the bigger picture when making decisions.

Values

Our Leadership Values set a code of standards for our employees in their relationships with colleagues, customers, audiences and the communities we serve. Our values include:

Set the highest standards of integrity, character, honesty and fairness. Articulate a clear vision of what is to be accomplished. Communicate effectively. Help others succeed. Respect and trust your colleagues. Value different skills, talent and ideas. Recognize good performances. Be customer focused. Be passionate and take pride in what you do. Have fun and WIN!

Vision

We recently conducted focus groups with employees from more than 50% of our stations – with the objective of better understanding our culture, our shared ways of working and the features of Hearst Television that people prized the most. The findings were genuinely fascinating. People who work here love the way that they have a voice and opportunities to express themselves. While we may be part of the wider Hearst Corporation, we still have a family feel and a collaborative, supportive environment. There’s a sense of community, and an appreciation of the stability that comes with life in a big organization. At the same time, everybody recognizes that we’re ambitious too. We’re established, but not set in our ways. Big, but never slow to move. Above all, it’s our integrity that counts the most. We’re renowned for bringing the news to our communities with sincerity and transparency. People trust us – and that makes our employees proud to work here.

Categories

  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production
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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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