Job Information News Producer Company Information
Company WDSU-TV
Contact Name Chelsea Swinford
Contact Email cswinford@hearst.com
Since 12/31/1969
Job Information
Job Type Full-Time
Department Producer
Category Television
Posted 09/07/2017
Requirements
Minimum Education University
Degree Title broadcast journalism, news, or related
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Job Status
Start Publishing 09/07/2017
Stop Publishing 10/07/2017
Location
[New Orleans,United States ]
Description

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.

 

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

Visit:   http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply
EOE
M/F/D/V

 

Qualifications

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

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

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

Preferred Skills
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