Are you super creative, up for trying ANYTHING, love to think of yourself as ‘more than just a producer’? Do you have exceptional news judgment and the ability to blow up a rundown for breaking news? And, do you have a winning attitude? Then you might be the PRODUCER we are looking for!
WATN/WLMT, TEGNA’s ABC station in Memphis, TN, is searching for a producer, who’s curious, creative, and collaborates in a newsroom with a strong editorial voice.
Our show producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the use of video, graphics, conversational writing, and innovative formats.
The ideal candidate will share innovative ideas for daily content while maintaining close attention to detail. This producer must be able to write concisely and execute the goals of the newscast with near perfection, while also meeting tight deadlines.
Craft, build, mold, visualize, conceptualize the lead story, deep-dive content, and specialized material for the newscast.
Use creative production techniques like graphics, editing, and new forms of media to enhance stories
Work directly with management and talent to consistently build a high-quality news show
Use social listening research, discover and distribute content
Write in an exciting, accurate, and creative way
Write in an exciting, captivating, and authentic manner.
Enterprise news stories
Lead and inspire a team to work together for a great newscast
BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field
Minimum 2 years of experience producing/line producing for newscasts
Understanding of the tenets of journalism
Proven experience producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines