News Producer

KTBS-TV and KPXJ (DT)

Category: News

Position/Title: News Producer

Type: Full Time

Location: Shreveport, LA

Application Closing Date: 8/2/2021

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Research, write and produce stories for air
  • Story placement, teases, graphics, writing, timing and all other editorial and production elements
  • Provide editorial guidance to reporters, photographers, assignment desk and editors
  • Coordinate graphic production for the newscast
  • Oversee on-air production of newscasts, make changes as necessary and ensure that all items are complete
  • Coordinate incoming satellite feeds from the network and other sources

Experience:

  • Proven ability to showcase a newscast

Requirements include:

  • Superior writing and computer skills – Word, Excel and Outlook, social media
  • Knowledge of Newsroom systems, interplay, scanner, teleprompter, edit bays, live trucks, cameras, audio board and decks, video, wire services
  • Team player with solid show/material judgement
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays
  • Clear driving record and satisfactory pre-employment drug test

If qualified, please send cover letter, resume/application, and a link to your online reel with samples of your work. EOE

Email to: accounting@ktbs.com or mail to: NP-2, Box 44227, Shreveport, LA 71134-4227

To apply for this job please visit ktbs.com.