News Producer-Weekend

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WXYZ-TV, an E.W. Scripps owned ABC affiliate in Detroit is expanding their newscasts and are looking for top notch, hands on News Producers.  If you are a newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity, then this is the place for you. We are looking for the best of the best!

The producer will create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills. § Develop and organize newscasts; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing § Works closely with news managers, assignment editors and associate producers to determine content needs § Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding § Execute time sensitive decisions § Write clearly for multiple platforms § Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws § Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions § Edit video for multiple platforms § Post content to station’s Web sites § Perform duties as assigned

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must have a passion for great visual storytelling.
  • Energetic journalist who works well in an often fast paced, deadline oriented environment.
  • Excellent tease writing is a must.
  • Candidates should be adaptable to changing schedules, work well with other news personnel, other departments within the TV station, and the public.
  • Strong writing, keen editorial judgment and ability to handle breaking news are a requirement.
  • Accuracy in gathering of facts and spelling is critical.

REQUIREMENT: This position requires a signed two year contract.

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