News Producer

News for WRSP
Champaign-Springfield-Decatur, Illinois

posted on March 31, 2017

job posting:

3/27/2017 News Producer Tracking Code 7909 Job Description Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team! WRSP-FOX, for Springfield, Decatur and Champaign, has an immediate opening for a creative and innovative News Producer who loves producing new, now, next style newscasts. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our (morning, evening, or weekend) newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Assistant News Director, News Director, Assignment Desk and Digital Producer on the newscast and its content. In this position, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our website. Skills: Solid news judgment Be a compelling and accurate writer Ability to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment Must also have strong leadership skills and excellent communication skills Ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must You should be proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews Experience: Must have at least 1 year of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station Journalism degree is preferred When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work and please apply online. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! Job Location Springfield, Illinois, United States Company Location WRSP Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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expires on 05/13/2017