Producer

KMBC-TV Kansas City, MO

KMBC-TV/KCWE-TV, the Hearst owned ABC/CW affiliates in Kansas City, has an opening for a strong, take-charge Producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and be able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Job Responsibilities:

· Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers

· Working with and guiding reporters in story production

· Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff

Experience Requirements:

· 2 years producing experience

· Creative presentation style

· Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses

· Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:

· 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 in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred

· Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered

Link to online job announcement

https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/producer-4844

Closing Date

2019-02-19