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News Producer

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Job Title News Producer

Job Description
The News Producer creates, coordinates, and executes all newscasts. This position provides editorial and production direction to field crews regarding content, coordination and newscast execution. In addition, the News Producer: \r
• Coordinates efforts of Anchors, Reporters, Editors and other staff toward crafting compelling newscast. \r
• Develops day-to-day on-air look of the newscast to attract the largest available audience to the stations' profitable newscasts. Essential Job Functions
50% Previews news material before airing. Writes, edits and researches show elements. Prepares interview segments. Coordinates breaking stories. Selects graphics and pre-production elements. Proof reads scripts. Coordinates breaking news and executes show in the control room. Edits video as necessary.
10% Collaborates with executive producer, reporters, assignment desk and photographers to determine the content of broadcasts. Participates in story planning meetings.
10% Times the show while on air; meets all requirements of commercial content and off-times. 10 Conceptualizes innovative graphic and pre-production elements. Monitors and works to constantly improve and evolve the look and execution of newscasts.
10% Coordinates with creative services department to develop effective promotions for upcoming shows, newscasts and events.
10% Assists the assignment desk and edits tape as necessary.

Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent experience preferred.

Minimum of one year producing or production support experience for a television or cable station. Two years experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience using Avid, internet production tools, MS Office strongly preferred.
Must possess advanced understanding of newscast presentation.
Must possess excellent writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.Must be results oriented.Ability to focus on coordination of daily and long range segments from first contact to on-air product.Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.


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Meredith ( is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Fitness, More, American Baby, Every Day with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun - along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

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