Producer

Location: US-WA-Seattle Job Number 1711242 Brand KIRO-TV

Description

KIRO-7 is looking for a newscast producer with great writing, news judgment and creativity.  The ideal candidate must be able to take charge of a newscast, make strong news decisions and be able to handle major breaking news like a pro.
They must have a good understanding of social media and be able to incorporate it into the daily newscast in many different ways.
We’re looking for a naturally curious and competitive producer who is a leader, team player, and great communicator within the newsroom.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Produce assigned newscast, ensuring continuity of KIRO News coverage by coordination with other show producers, the assignment desk, and web team.
  • Keep newscast fresh and updated by working in developing stories and aggressively covering spot news as day progresses.
  • Keep clear communication with editors, writers, field crews, graphics, web team, assignment desk and anchors.
  • Coordinate live shots.
  • Write strong copy for TV and web if necessary.
  • Take show to booth.
  • Call in remotes and give instructions to director.
  • Have a good understanding of social media and incorporate it into the daily newscast.
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Qualifications

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • B.A. Degree in Journalism, Communications, or other field of study preferred
  • 2 or more years of newsroom experience required


About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-WA-Seattle-2807 3rd Ave

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Variable

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing