Associate Producer

MBC-TV, the ABC affiliate in Kansas City, has an opening for an Associate Producer. You will assist producers in all aspects of producing a newscast. This will include writing stories, creating graphics, researching information, and using video. Associate Producers also help make phone calls to gather information about stories. In addition to writing for our broadcasts, our associate producers are also assigned to write/post stories daily to our website and social media sites and have writing and tape editing skills. This is a wonderful opportunity if you are looking to get your foot in the door and get started in a career in journalism.


  • Write copy for daily newscasts and edit videos
  • Assist producers and reporters with research
  • Collaborate with assignment editors, producers, reporters, photographers, editors, production staff and news managers
  • Understand social media and be able to produce content on our digital platforms
  • Research and write stories for television and digital platforms
  • Make follow up calls and beat calls


  • Familiarity with social media
  • Writing and verbal skills
  • Work on deadlines
  • Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Closing Date:

Kansas City - 64133


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