WZZM-TV, the Tegna station in Grand Rapids, is looking for a Producer for our innovative, creative newsroom team. The Producer must be curious, creative and collaborate in a newsroom with a strong editorial voice.
Our show producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the use of video, graphics, conversational writing and innovative formats.
The ideal candidate will share innovative ideas for daily content, while maintaining close attention to detail. This Producer must be able to write concisely and execute the goals of the newscast with near perfection, while also meeting tight deadlines.
Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
Write in an exciting, captivating, conversational, and authentic manner
Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion.
Develop original content ideas through social listening and independent sources
Research for facts and credibility
Use consumer analytics in determining content
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media to enhance stories
Ability to shoot and edit for the newscast
Perform other tasks as needed
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related
Minimum of 2 years' experience producing/line producing for newscasts
Understanding of the tenets of journalism
Perform other tasks as required by Executive Producer
Proven experience producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time sensitive deadlines
Experience calmly handling live, breaking news situations and changing events
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.
TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.