Producer

JOB SUMMARY:
Position requires a proven ability to produce newscasts with a high level of production values. Candidate should have strong news writing background with the ability to write quickly and accurately. Position requires extreme attention to detail and solid news judgment. Required to know all news gathering and libel laws. Needs to understand the creation and use of electronic news graphics and needs proven ability to write crisp teases and promotional matter for the newscast. Must be a strong leader with the ability to guide a large group of people under extreme deadline pressure.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
* Set editorial tone of each newscast and work closely with newscast director to create strong visual presentation
*Work closely with anchors and reporters to develop content, ensure accuracy, fairness and well-written copy
*Follow style guidelines established by news director
*Contribute story ideas on a daily basis and work long range planning and special assignments
*Will be asked to assist other producers of other newscasts as needed and fill in on other newscasts as producer
*Must be able to lead all newsroom employees working on that newscast including copy approval
*Make story assignments as necessary under deadline pressure
*Directly supervise all associate producers and interns assigned to that newscast

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicable college degree required. Appropriate experience may be substituted at employer's discretion. Two years producing experience preferred but experience as a news reporter, assignment editor or other applicable journalism experience may be accepted. 1 year experience as newscast producer at a broadcast station preferred.

TO APPLY:
Send resume and link to work to www.gray.tv/applynow.

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