March 3, 2017 08:00


News Producer

Springfield, MO

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Job Summary
KYTV-TV is seeking a news producer. Apply here.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities
• Produces newscasts including: writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, coordinating live shots with directors, production staff, reporters & photographers. • Prioritizes, organizes, and produces newscasts following the station brand and goals • Responsible for writing clearly, concisely and conversationally. • Must maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and extensive list of local contacts • Responsible for developing original story ideas for daily newscasts. • Special emphasis on working with reporters on story treatment and be able to accurately gather information for news stories under pressure • Capable of accurate copy editing with an eye for visual elements and graphics that make stories understandable to the viewer • Acts as a leader in facilitating teamwork of staff members working on the morning show • Able to accurately and calmly handle decision-making process during the on-air process • Post at least one piece of additional content to the Web site each day • Approve Comments for Web site stories • Copy edit stories on the Web site as you check newscast scripts

Skills / Qualifications
Must have basic computer skills including internet usage, and word processing applications. Responsible for editing video and audio on industry standard equipment. Must be willing to work flexible hours and possess ability to work well with co-workers Licensing Requirements: Valid driver’s license and insurable. Working Conditions: • Most duties are performed mostly indoors in an office environment. Sitting 75%, Standing/walking 25%. Ability to lift and carry 10 – 25 lbs. for short distances. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear. Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility. • Most work is performed in a controlled atmosphere, however, significant outdoor work in all weather conditions is also to be expected in this position • Some nights, weekends and holidays will be required. Schedule changes should be expected. Education Requirements: College degree in Communications, Journalism or related field