WXYZ News Producer

News for E. W. Scripps Company
Detroit, Michigan

posted on November 26, 2018

job posting:

Position: WXYZ News Producer Company: E. W. Scripps Company Station(s): WXYZ-TV-TV Job Type: fulltime Hours: Compensation: / year Job Description: WXYZ, the Scripps ABC station in Detroit is looking for a creative, innovative line producer to help take our on-air product to the next level. Only apply if you are passionately curious, detail oriented and highly organized. The right candidate will be an expert showcaser who holds themselves to a high standard and consistently identifies strong local, relevant content. We are looking for a great collaborator and a strong writer. If you are a smart, committed journalist with the knowhow to use all the latest tools to create a great newscast, please let us know you are out there! Key activities Develop and organize newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing. Works closely with news/local program managers and assignment editors to determine content needs. Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding. Execute time sensitive decisions. Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions. Perform desktop editing. Posting content to station's Web sites. Perform other duties as assigned and needed. Skills and Abilities: Must be proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus. Excellent conversational and creative writing skills. Must have strong communication and organization skills. Adaptable, self-motivated and able to work in a face paced, deadline driven environment. Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgement, journalistic ethics and libel laws. Understand and utilize Web analytics. Able to work all day part shifts that include weekends. Benefits: medical, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 4011k, paid time off Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field. Experience Required: 2 - 3 years as a television writer or producer. Other Requirements: Date Available: 11/20/2019

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