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News Producer


News Producer

• Emerging Level


Univision Sacramento is seeking a News Producer for the local newscasts. The News Producer generates, plans, and develops ideas for the daily newscasts.

Category Producers 
Location Sacramento, California Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 14, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The position is also responsible for conceiving, writing, and preparing broadcast material including local, national/international stories, newsbreaks, teasers, and headlines. The News Producer must have a strong sense of journalistic ethics, an excellent editorial judgment and a good understanding of local, state, and national current events. The News Producer should have knowledge of the Latino community demographics

Required Skills & Experience:
•    Minimum of 1 year experience as a News Producer.
•    Must have the ability to lead and conduct the news meeting, generating story ideas, dispatching news crews and reporters.
•    Oversee the on-air look of news broadcasts to make sure it follows UTG and station policies.
•    Full command of the Spanish language both written and spoken is required.
•    Proofreads rundown and copy for accuracy prior to going on the air.
•    In charge of content and creative flow of the assigned broadcast, including writing of teases/ headlines, and graphics.
•    Oversees stories’ production.
•    Works together with the News Director as liaison between Producer, Photographers, and Reporters in the field.
•    Story selection and assignment of stories to reporters and photographers.
•    Prepares newscast rundown (story selection and order) on iNews computer system for 6:00PM and 11:00PM newscasts. 
•    Delegates assignment, production, editing, promotion, graphics and writing responsibilities to indicated staff members.
•    Supervises writing and pre-production of each element of the newscast including all anchor-read stories and reporter full tracks, video editing and graphics.
•    Line produce –back timing- newscast while on the air. 
•    Creates and executes original stories for the show development and execution of sweeps projects production.
•    Must possess leadership skills and be team player, self-starter with solid news judgment and ethics.
•    Must possess knowledge of all aspects of newsroom operations and electronic news-gathering (ENG) and general office equipment and computers.
•    Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
•    Must contribute with content and strategies for all digital platforms.
•    Other duties as deemed necessary.

Desired Skills & Experience
•    Minimum of 1 year experience as a News Producer.
•    Must be comfortable working in a lead capacity.
•    Digital content creation experience. 
•    Social media savvy. 

Physical Requirements
•    Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, edit, reach, and sit for up to (8) hours.

    Eligibility Requirements
•    Must be willing to work from office in Sacramento, CA.
•    Employment/education will be verified

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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