Producer

Hearst Newspapers Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 3 months ago

WLKY has an opening for a strong, take-charge morning producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure. This person will be in charge of our Saturday and Sunday morning newscasts and work mornings during the week.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an "experience" for viewers

  • Working with and guiding reporters in story production

  • Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff

Experience Requirements:

  • 2 years producing experience

  • Creative presentation style

  • Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses

  • Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills

  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.

  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components

  • Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements

  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

  • Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news

Education:

  • College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred

  • Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered

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