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Job ID 181924 Date posted 01/31/2018 Location Seattle, Washington
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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
B.A. Degree in Journalism, Communications, or other field of study preferred
2 or more years of newsroom experience required
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US-WA-Seattle-2807 3rd AveEmployee Status:
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