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News producer (Des Moines, Iowa)

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 08:46 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
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Full time
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Job
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KCCI-TV, the Hearst Television in des Moines, has an opening for a news producer. The ideal candidate will have TV news producing experience with a demo reel showing your work. Applicants should have a track record of clear writing, a strong visual sense, creative use of graphics and the ability to make decisions and communicate in a clear, calm way. We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must be able to work under deadline pressure and work well with other people.

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
2 years producing 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

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

To apply, visit careers.hearsttelevision.com