Are you the top morning producer in your shop?
Are you ready to help build a better morning newscast in one of the nation’s most dynamic markets?
KPIX 5 is looking for an associate producer who will innovate and create compelling newscasts tailored for a sophisticated audience.
Description of Duties
Associate producer will write and edit stories, pitch story ideas, produce segments, write teases, booth segments and serve as the main fill-in producer as needed.
Assist line producers with the production of morning newscasts
Responsible for producing shows and segments with a sense of urgency, energy and pacing
Respond aggressively to breaking news.
Make editorial and content decisions in accordance with department guidelines and standards.
Write news stories and teases in a straightforward, active voice, conversational style, with proper grammar and spelling
Effectively coordinate with field crews and editors
Create news graphics
Edit video to station standards making proper use of shot sequences
Monitor news wires, social media, and feed sources for updated information
Exercise sound news judgment
Produce morning news updates
Clearly communicate both in newsroom and production control room
At least 3 years line producing with a proven track record.
The personal and professional maturity to direct and manage a staff of experienced reporters, writers and editors.
Must posses excellent writing and production skills.
Adept at responding to breaking news
Eagerness to incorporate new media strategies and technologies.
Desire and ability to innovate
Desktop editing required.
Related College degree and/or equivalent preferred.
Must be able to sit at desk for long periods of time and operate keyboard.