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SENIOR PRODUCER
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SENIOR PRODUCER

• Intermediate Level

Summary

A Senior Producer has a creative eye for original content and coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.

Category Producers 
Location Greater Milwaukee Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 18, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

You are responsible for making decisions to ensure the live broadcasts are factually correct and concise. You will act as a supervisor for specific shifts, working alongside Associate and Executive Producers.

Qualifications:
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Strong broadcast news writing ability, including tease writing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid news judgement and passion for news
  • Knowledge of current events and industry trends
  • Familiarity with the local market
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
  • Leads and assigns the work of others
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems
  • Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and ability to clearly communicate solutions
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, communications or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 4+ years of television news producing experience
  • 3+ years of line producing experience
Working Conditions:
  • Normal office environment
  • Works primarily inside a climate-controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on occasion
  • Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
  • Ability to work various shifts, longer shifts, weekends and holidays, and be flexible with schedule changes due to "breaking news", and/or severe weather emergencies
  • Must be able to lift up to 5 pounds

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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