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Producer, Weekend AM

Tribune Company
Denver, CO
  • Job Code
    2019-49809
Producer, Weekend AM in Denver, Colorado | Careers at CO-Denver;100 E. Speer Blvd (KDVR/KWGN)
  • Producer, Weekend AM

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/25/2019 3:27 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-49809
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    Are you a now producer, with a hungry rundown, full of urgent and impactful news?

    Do you excel at winning breaking news and weather coverage on-air and online?

    Are you interested in working in one of the best cities in America – with the Rocky Mountains in your backyard, and all the hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and excitement you can handle?

    If so – FOX31 in Denver has a rare opportunity for you.  We’re looking for a dynamic producer to join the FOX31 morning news team.  The successful candidate should consistently produce a show that stands out as best in their market. You should know how to “produce up” a story. You should live and breathe social media and thrive at integrating it into your shows.

    Responsibilities

    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

    Qualifications

    We’re seeking someone with 4+ years of news producing experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

    • Knowledge of newsroom software 
    • Knowledge of web posting software 
    • Strong research skills, including online research using various search engines 
    • Ability to stay current with national and local news/weather 
    • Knowledge of engaging on social media 
    • 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 
    • Edit video and audio on industry standard equipment 
    • Build graphics and use effectively in shows 

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