WPXI is seeking a Full time Associate Producer who is ready to contribute to our fast-paced newscasts, and grow into a newscast producer. The ideal candidate will write strong leads, use active voice and focus on what's new, now and next in every story, produce newscasts as assigned, as well as support other producers in the newscast production.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Produce assigned newscast, ensuring continuity of coverage by coordination with other show producers, the assignment desk, and web team.
Keep newscast fresh and updated by working in developing stories and aggressively covering spot news as day progresses.
Keep clear communication with editors, writers, field crews, graphics, web team, assignment desk and anchors.
Coordinate live shots.
Write strong copy for TV and web if necessary.
Take show to booth.
Have a good understanding of social media and incorporate it into the daily newscast.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
B.A. Degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field of study preferred
Newsroom experience required
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company's operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country's biggest television rep firm
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