Newscast Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/30/2017

Job Description

KVUE-TV, the ABC TEGNA-owned television station in weird and wonderful Austin, Texas is looking for a Newscast Producer to join our award-winning team. We’re not hiring a show "stacker." We write and produce compelling stories that matter to our viewers. We're not interested in story count. We want stories that count. Our viewers demand that. And we deliver.

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Ensures creative storytelling that delivers both factual clarity and emotional connections with viewers
  • Produces captivating newscasts and guides anchors and reporters to engage the morning audience emotionally, intellectually, and with a high level of energy
  • Suggests and produces content that advocates for our community in the form of reporting, commentary, and developing solutions
  • Utilizes social media to advance our reporting and to engage an audience that watches while interacting
  • Understands the newscast’s customer and develops a product that meets their expectations 
  • Responds quickly to changing circumstances and breaking news with a willingness to change as needed
  • Seeks opportunities to promote more interactivity with viewers and users
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, arts, film, or related field of study preferred (or experience equivalent)
  • 2-4 years of experience newscast producingStrong understanding and demonstrated proficiency in TV newscast production
  • A deep understanding of how to connect content to audiences
  • The ability to motivate and lead through the creative process of brainstorming, developing and sustaining quality programming; and an appreciation of all genres of television -- news, dramas, comedies, reality and entertainment -- with a creative eye for positioning content for success on air and through digital transmission when appropriate
  • Leadership experience in production, gathering/executing editorial content and social media engagement
  • Solid news judgment, great people skills, strong broadcast and online writing skills, and the ability to work with little supervision are necessities
  • Creative and critical thinking abilities are essential
  • Experience with ENPS, AXIS Graphics and Edius a plus

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and G/O Digital, a customized local digital marketing company. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Snapshot

About Us

KVUE stands for excellence - in everything we do. Whether it’s producing Austin’s highest rated newscasts, most popular news website, or most-followed social media outlets, KVUE is committed to being a positive contributor within our community, through our service. This goal is part of the foundation on which the station was built, and remains a guiding principle for the staff as we continue to honor this commitment. Our mission to inform and educate with local news and community outreach is accomplished on multiple platforms and extends throughout the year.