Good Morning New Orleans Producer

WGNO-TV

WGNO is looking for someone with a fun outlook and a winning attitude to produce our morning newscasts. Here is your opportunity to work with the coolest morning team in New Orleans.

We have an opening on Good Morning New Orleans for the right person who understands local news, can enterprise stories, and enjoys the hectic pace of a newsroom.
Are you trying to get your foot in the door at a Top 50 news department or move up from a smaller tv market?  If so, check out the expectations below and apply online.

Experience:

Knowledge of newsroom software
Knowledge of web posting software
Knowledge of engaging on social media 
Requirements:

Essential Functions: 

• Be creative and create compelling and memorable newscasts 
• Write creative headlines and teases 
• Maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and local contacts 
• Search wire services, network feeds, websites, and social media to find relevant material for newscasts 
• Collaborate with news operations staff to build graphics 
• Work with directors and anchors on presentation of stories

• Clear, concise, conversational writing skills 
• Excellent communication skills 
• Demonstrate solid news judgment 
• Maintain strong journalistic ethics 
• Strong initiative and attention to detail 
• Research and brainstorm story ideas, present ideas in editorial meetings

• Generate promotable story ideas daily 
• Post and update stories to station website and social media sites, engage viewers 
• Communicate with the web staff during breaking news 
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned 
• Write news stories 
• Assist producers in formatting other newscasts

 

Essential Skills & Abilities: 
• Strong research skills, including online research using various search engines 
• Ability to stay current with national and local news/weather 
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure 
• Ability to work independently with little supervision 
• Demonstrate leadership through training and mentoring less experienced staff members; guide others to get the desired outcome 
• Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment; work well with co-workers 
• Handle and adjust to last-minute changes 
• Make quick, accurate decisions during the on-air process

***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

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