WTVR-TV is searching for a full-time Associate Producer. The AP supports the Producer in the role of creating, coordinating, and executing content for a local, sponsored lifestyle show. This position provides editorial and production direction with other producers and field crews on content, coordination and lifestyle program execution. The AP supports coordination of efforts for the on-air talent, editors and other staff in crafting compelling content. In addition, this position supports the day-to-day on-air look of the program to attract the largest available audience to the station’s lifestyle show content. Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.
Previews material before airing. Writes, edits and researches show elements. Prepares interview segments. Selects graphics and pre-production elements. Proof reads scripts. Executes show in the control room. Edits video as necessary. Contributes to the execution of digital platforms by posting to the website and social media applications.
Collaborates with Creative Services, sales staff, and on-air talent to determine the content of broadcasts. Participates in story and sales planning meetings.
Times the show for on air; meets all requirements of commercial content and off-times.
Coordinates with creative services department to develop effective promotions for upcoming shows, sold content and events.
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Two to three years producing or production support experience for a television or cable station.
Previous experience with script writing and editorial experience preferred.
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