News Producer

News for WPBF-TV
West Palm Beach-Ft Pierce, Florida

posted on May 22, 2017


job posting:

Job ID:2085 Position Type:Full-Time/Regular Job Category:News Job Description WPBF 25 News 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 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 Required Skills 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 or equivalent work experience Required Experience 2 years producing experience Creative presentation style Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses


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