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Category:
News
Position/Title:
News Producer
Details:
FOX 5 KVVU a Meredith Corporation TV Station

Responsible for the coordinated production of regularly scheduled newscasts. Utilizes creative, editorial, administrative and executive judgment to direct News Department and Station support staff in the production of compelling News programming. May be responsible for other aspects of the overall news department operation on an ancillary basis.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
2/1/2019
Closing Date:
5/11/2019
City:
Henderson – 89014
State:
Nevada
Experience:
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements All must be met to be considered.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience: Two years of experience as a news producer

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Newsroom computer systems

Must be able to supervise, coach and motivate staff.

Requirements:
Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

Responsible for the coordinated production of regularly scheduled newscasts. Utilizes creative, editorial, administrative and executive judgment to direct News Department and Station support staff in the production of compelling News programming. May be responsible for other aspects of the overall news department operation on an ancillary basis.

Essential Job Functions

Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

25 Formats and provides sequential orders of stories for newscasts utilizing editorial judgment. Coordinates news, sports and weather segments; determines segment length, story length and general content; uses editorial judgment in recommending and producing special segments which may depart from regular formats. Maintains responsibility for all newscast timing.

25

Works closely with Assignment Editor. May assign coverage, provide direction to Reporters/Photographers on certain stories and determine story lengths. Assigns stories to copy writers/editors with time and editorial content parameters. Reads and approves all news cast copy for acceptance; i.e objectivity, clarity, legal liability, story length and continuity with other aspects of the overall format. Screens and provides visual editing direction in instances of sensitive video.

25 Coordinates graphics selection and use of special video effects; formats and produces live shots,

often under extreme competitive and logistical pressure (must maintain composure and leadership

under pressure); provides editorial updates and on-air story content cues to Anchorpersons during

live, breaking story coverage. Works closely with newscast director trouble shooting and solving

production problems.

15 In the absence or unavailability of senior news and station management provides overall newsroom

operational staff management and supervision (early morning, late evening, weekends); initiates

reporter/photographer teams, field producers, editors, etc., coverage resources on breaking stories;

determines news bulletin preemptions of local/network programming.

10 May be responsible for additional operational/administrative functions as assigned. Builds newscast;

determines story order according to stringent time restrictions; combines all elements (sports,

weather, etc.) into news breakdown sheet. Regularly performs writer/editor functions. Works closely

with Director in trouble shooting and solving production problems.

100%

Contact:
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Station/Company

KVVU TV Fox5

Post Date: February 1, 2019
Closing Date: March 1, 2019