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Writer/Producer

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Writer/Producer

• Emerging Level
Skills: Writers Producers

Summary

WSB-TV is in search of a Writer/Producer who consistently crafts in-depth, fast-paced, memorable stories.

Category Producers  Writers 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 29, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Are you a storyteller? An investigator? Are you driven by a need to find the truth? Producers report the original content that is the backbone of our news operations. 

WSB-TV is in search of a Writer/Producer who consistently crafts in-depth, fast-paced, memorable stories. The successful candidate must have an understanding of coverage on all platforms and are expected to help generate enterprise story ideas. Collaboration with others is a must for this position, and candidates should be open to feedback and have a desire to grow in their role.  Candidates should have at least 2 years of producing experience.  

WHAT YOU WILL DO:
  • Communicates with reporters and content center to develop storytelling within broadcast 
  • Writes for broadcast including intros and tags creating cohesive storytelling 
  • Works with Executive Producer and Managing Editor to execute daily newscasts   
  • Ability to prioritize assignments   
  • Participates in daily editorial meetings 
  • Commands control in control room by communicating clear vision to production team, reporters and anchors 
  • Builds relationships with all team members proactively including anchors and meteorologists. 
  • Understands and executes station research 
  • Assists in the production of special projects and other content related to program and/or station 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 
  • Balance of strong journalist skills, ability to execute action plans and creative vision to support strong show delivery 
  • Ability to recognize stories with potential and develop them into compelling broadcast content 
  • Ability to scour social media for story ideas and make calls to confirm 
  • Excellent time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment  
What We Look For
WHAT YOU WILL BRING:
  • A minimum of 2 years professional experience in local TV news is preferred  
  • Prior news management experience is a plus 
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Journalism or Communications preferred 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions 
  • Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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