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News producer (Des Moines, Iowa)

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 14:18 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Full time
Opportunity: 
Job
Details: 

KCCI has has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer for the morning newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communication the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must have proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Responsibilities
• Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an experience for viewers.

• Working with and guiding reporters in story production

• Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors and production staff

Experience
• Creative presentation style

• Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses

Requirements
• Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills

• Ability to multitask and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously

• An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components

• Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements

• Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

• Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news

Education
• College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news or related field or equivalent work experience

Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply