Newscast Producer - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE; KLKNTV.com

Newscast Producer

March 3, 2014

ABC5 WOI-TV in Des Moines, Iowa, is looking for a Newscast Producer.

If you are a hard worker with the gift of imagination and the will to use it, we want you!  The goal here is to serve the viewers.  You must be ready to bring enterprise coverage ideas to the product on day one. We are not looking for press release and wire story show stackers. We want creative producers with vision, a strong news judgment and an ability to showcase news through the use of graphics and animations. Minimum two years producing preferred.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
• Writes and orders news stories.
• Approves scripts.
• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
• Edits video.
• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Minimum two years' experience in news operations.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Flexibility to work any shift.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Please apply online: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/61408.html

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