WPMT FOX43, the Tribune owned station located in York, PA is looking for a Special Projects Producer who can execute all aspects of the broadcast and digital story-telling process. The right candidate will be expected to come up with original content daily for broadcasts and digital platforms. Must be comfortable juggling multiple projects at once and managing various crews. Needs to be a strong researcher, writer, field producer, communicator and leader. Responsibilities will include coordinating, producing and supporting franchise segments, special projects coverage and elections. This person will be line producing two days per week and work on special projects three days per week. Qualified candidates must have at least 1 year television broadcast writing experience and must be creative self-starters.
Develop original ideas that support the stations brand.
Must have ability to research, write, shoot, edit and field produce for on-air presentation.
Work stories independently as well as collaboratively with various reporters.
Ability to manage in a team environment.
Discretion, maturity and composure-especially under pressure.
Newscast producers and Assignment Desk as needed
Ability to work flexible hours.
Must have a solid knowledge of working newsroom.
Must be an accomplished News leader who takes pride in leading, mentoring, and inspiring a team of news professionals.
Prior television reporting or producing a must.
Prior managing experience
Excellent writing, production and computer assisted reporting skills.
Must be creative and well organized with good people skills.
Knowledge of electronic gear used in producing news for broadcast and digital platforms.
Ability to work in fast-paced environment with changing priorities and deadlines.
Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.