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Part Time Producer (Vacation Relief)
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Part Time Producer (Vacation Relief)

• Intermediate Level

Summary

The Producer creates, coordinates and executes all newscasts. This position writes scripts for broadcast, digital content platforms, participates in daily editorial meetings and presents story ideas. The Producer develops the day-to-day on-air look of the newscast to attract the largest available audience to the station’s profitable newscasts. In addition, this position plays a key role in creating the show’s vision based on goals set by news management. The successful Producer’s work is performed for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital, and social media.

Category Producers  Production Services 
Location Connecticut
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Part Time Producer (Vacation Relief)

Job Description

Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

The Producer creates, coordinates and executes all newscasts.  This position writes scripts for broadcast, digital content platforms, participates in daily editorial meetings and presents story ideas.  The Producer develops the day-to-day on-air look of the newscast to attract the largest available audience to the station’s profitable newscasts.  In addition, this position plays a key role in creating the show’s vision based on goals set by news management. The successful Producer’s work is performed for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital, and social media.

Essential Job Functions

20% - Writing – writes minipaks, intros, VOs and VO/SOTs.

20% - Assignment and news gathering-ability to rapidly assign and dispatch news crews and call/review outside sources and agencies to gather factos for on-air and on-line reporting. 

15% - Content creation – coordinates story development w/reporter and desk.

15% - Show production – creates production elements, show/story flow.

15% - Booth producing – coordinates live elements with crew and news team.

15% - Story review/production – oversees script review, reporter storytelling and direction.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience: Minimum two years producing or production support experience for a television or cable station. Experience with Edius, Internet production tools, MSOffice and Wide Orbit strongly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with reporters, photographers, assignment editors and production staff to create an aggressive, fast-paced newscast.
  • Must be a self starter with ability to follow through on projects until completion.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Newscast producing, show writing, i-news experience preferred
  • In depth understanding of the news business.
Travel Required (Approximate): None

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing Meredith.Human.Resources@meredith.com.

Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing Meredith.Human.Resources@meredith.com.

Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees#LMG#

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Unknown
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