Write compelling, succinct, clear news scripts under tight deadlines.
Write stories according to station policies, editorial style and rundown.
Research and evaluate news stories and sources.
Video editing of news stories.
Assist in the producing of news segments and breaking news special reports.
Exercise sound news judgment and comply with KPIX News editorial standards.
Mandatory Professional Requirements
Applicants should have the following experience and skills:
At least 2 years of television news writing.
Experience on Inews/ENPS or equivalent news computer system.
Ability to create clear, compelling, succinct news stories from raw materials including: unedited video, reporter notes, desk notes, telephone interviews, wire copy.
Writing style that is straightforward uses active voice and is conversational.
Experience working with video editors, providing edit instructions.
Experience using FCP or other desktop editing systems.
Familiarity with news feed services CBS Newspath and CNN.
At least 2 years of line producing in a medium/major market.
Must possess excellent production and management skills.
Ability to write compelling news teases.
Ability to respond rapidly and effectively to breaking news.
Must have control room experience with live breaking news coverage.
Related College degree and/or equivalent preferred.
Must be able to sit at desk and operate a keyboard for long periods of time.