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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.
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
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.
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Springfield, Illinois, United States