Responsible for writing and producing newscasts in an assigned daypart by executing the vision and mission of the shows and day to day news coverage decisions. This position will be responsible for stacking newscasts, determining placement and treatment of stories, writing for the newscast and reviewing scripts for accuracy and writing style. The producer will work directly with the assignment desk on daily content and logistics decisions in coordination with news management.
The producer will participate in the editorial meetings by identifying important local content and angles of coverage, assist in decisions on separating content and differentiating stories in the newscasts, looking for opportunities to get the best and freshest content into a newscast and driving new content into the shows.
The producer handles breaking news in a newscast, pushes for fresh content, creates compelling newscasts and has excellent news judgment.
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