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Senior Producer
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Senior Producer

• Intermediate Level

Summary

The Senior News Producer works closely with the Executive News Producer and other Newsroom managers in the creation, showcasing, and execution of content across multiple platforms, and for the most innovative news organization in Texas.

Category Producers 
Location San Antonio, Texas Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 10, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This position requires strong creativity, editorial, legal, and administrative judgment. This position will report to the Executive News Producer.
  • Work directly with the Executive News Producer in creating, developing, and implementing news strategies.
  • Conceptualizing, designing, innovating, and creating engaging and appealing content, projects, and segments.
  •  Capable of producing, co-producing, and line-producing all shows
  •  Have full understanding of each show’s strategy based on the target audience
  • Execute Live Shots and Satellite Remotes during live newscasts
  • Select, assign an organize news stories
  •  Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy
  •  Capable of maintaining an on-going breaking news story on the air
  • Assist with the training of news producers, new strategies, or changes on workflows
  • Work with Video Journalists to improve story and presentation
  • Editing skills to edit video clips
  •  Writing: (1) News writing is accurate, detailed and balanced, (2) storytelling skills focused on facts, balanced emotions, smooth with a clear and logical flow, (3) trustworthy and tailored for news talent/anchors to present on-air.
  •  Promotional and Topical Writer:  Creatively tease viewers with key points, video and audio…sell the story without giving away the content.
  •  On-line – Assist with web copies, OTT, and Podcast productions, uploads, and executions.
  •  Production: Great understanding of the production capabilities to help showcase newscasts, produce breaking news and specials.
  •  Editorial and Ethics: Strong journalist and ethical background.  Clear understanding of our viewers and type of stories they want. Be aware of current events that are relevant to our community and resent with an ethical and credible focus.
  •  Administrative: Assist with producer schedules
  • Will write news scripts, promotional teasers, headlines, and topicals
Qualifications/Requirements

• A minimum of 5 years of experience as a daily newscast and TV producer
• Ability to create urgent and interesting news copy
• Skilled social media user, who uses Facebook, Twitter and other platforms to build content and attract viewers
• Proven track record of executing live events and newscasts

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
• Must be willing to work in San Antonio, Texas area
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish and must be able to speak, read and understand English
• Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)

Desired Characteristics

• BA or BS in Journalism or related field or equivalent experience
• Ability to develop a story in an in-depth presentation
• Connect the viewers & newscast with social media, surveys, opinions, calls, etc
• News judgment with solid ethical decision process
• Strong English, reading, writing, and speaking
• Highly competitive nature
• Excellent news judgment, creative ideas and writing skills a must
• Must have leadership qualities, be detail oriented, organized, and able to handle intense deadline pressure
• Ability to perform under tight time deadlines
• Knowledge of libel law and applicable FCC rules and regulations.
• Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Team player who is flexible
• Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines.
• High degree of integrity and professionalism.
• Intense familiarity and interest in current news events.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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