WKYT in beautiful Lexington, Kentucky is looking for a dynamic producer for its award winning news department. Our producers create, lead and organize content for the highest rated newscasts in the market utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.
We have all the tools from a helicopter to multiple live trucks. Now, we just need someone who knows how to put them together into a fast-paced dynamic show.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Developing and organizing a newscast
• Writing, story development and showcasing
• Working closely with news managers and assignment editors in determining content needs enhancing content with graphics, video research, and station branding making time sensitive decisions
• Writing clearly for multiple platforms on tight deadlines
• Demonstrating creativity and strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws
• Occasionally editing video for multiple platforms
• Performing other duties as assigned
• At minimum, a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or a related field.
• Be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment
• Knowledgeable at website publishing.
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