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Job ID 181924 Date posted 01/31/2018 Location Seattle, Washington Apply


KIRO-7 is looking for a newscast producer with great writing, news judgment and creativity.  The ideal candidate must be able to take charge of a newscast, make strong news decisions and be able to handle major breaking news like a pro.
They must have a good understanding of social media and be able to incorporate it into the daily newscast in many different ways.
We’re looking for a naturally curious and competitive producer who is a leader, team player, and great communicator within the newsroom.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Produce assigned newscast, ensuring continuity of KIRO News coverage by coordination with other show producers, the assignment desk, and web team.
  • Keep newscast fresh and updated by working in developing stories and aggressively covering spot news as day progresses.
  • Keep clear communication with editors, writers, field crews, graphics, web team, assignment desk and anchors.
  • Coordinate live shots.
  • Write strong copy for TV and web if necessary.
  • Take show to booth.
  • Call in remotes and give instructions to director.
  • Have a good understanding of social media and incorporate it into the daily newscast.


  • B.A. Degree in Journalism, Communications, or other field of study preferred
  • 2 or more years of newsroom experience required

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-WA-Seattle-2807 3rd Ave

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Variable

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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