5 on Your Side, St. Louis is looking for a creative and innovative News Topical Producer: Someone who understands local TV news and how to grab an audience with compelling news promotion spots. In this creative position you will write, produce, shoot, and edit effective daily news topical and brand image promotional spots airing in prime time.
Responsible for executing best in class 10pm Topicals
Marketing mind and news savvy – responsible for executing brand, image and topical news while communicating end viewer benefit.
Comfortable being an aggressive marketing advocate with a deep understanding of brand tenants to effectively influence the newsroom
Embedded in the news room this person will work closely with Anchors, news producers and reporters to write, light, shoot, produce, edit and coordinate all video and audio materials necessary for production of topicals
Ability to adapt quickly to support breaking news and weather, working with news to capitalize on winning the 10pm timeframe
Must be a genuine consumer of news
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
Videography skill set with DSLR acquisition equipment;
Writing/producing skill sets;
Non-linear editing skill sets – EDIUS experience preferred, PREMIERE accepted
Photoshop and After Effects skill sets preferred
Direct talent and operate camera on live remote commercial shoots.
Produce various links of any spots for use on all digital platforms including social media.
Perform other duties as assigned