Job Information News Producer Company Information
Company WDSU-TV
Contact Name Chelsea Swinford
Contact Email
Since 12/31/1969
Job Information
Job Type Full-Time
Department Creative
Category Television
Posted 02/08/2017
Minimum Education University
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Job Status
Start Publishing 02/08/2017
Stop Publishing 05/12/2017
[New Orleans,United States ]

WDSU has an opening for
a strong, take-charge 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 and able to
play well in a room of same-minded pros



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

Working with and guiding reporters in story production

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



To Apply
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2 years producing experience

Creative presentation style

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

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


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.


• College degree
in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or
equivalent work experience

Preferred Skills
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