Do you want to produce a newscast that’s smart and relevant? WGHP/FOX 8 is looking for a dynamic producer to join our morning team. This producer will be responsible for overseeing the production of the newscast; choosing stories and placement of stories in the newscast.
You will write the bulk of newscast, with assistance from associate producer. In addition, you will participate in story meetings and set up content and interviews. Coordinate crews as needed. Work hand-in-hand with production department to communicate graphic needs and blocking of show. Review meter and diary ratings to determine direction for newscasts with news managers.
The successful candidate must be aggressive, have strong organizational skills, be creative, competitive, patient, and a strong team player. Must be a quick writer, demonstrating exceptional spelling and grammar. Must communicate effectively in booth during a show and work one-on-one with talent in structuring the show. Must be able to effectively judge multiple live shots, satellite shots with anchors, and have a clean show. College diploma and 1-2 years of line producing experience preferred.