Associate Producer

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Description

Daily Blast Live, a nationally syndicated, live show from TEGNA, based in Denver, CO, has an immediate opening for an Associate Producer. If LIVE TV gets you excited and you have both news and entertainment experience, Daily Blast Live is the show for you!

The Associate Producer role will assist producers in pitching, researching, and gathering video and photo to support stories.


Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Pitch timely news, entertainment, and lifestyle stories that will incite lively conversation
  • Research stories for facts and relevant background information to help inform hosts
  • Gather video and photo elements to support stories and send through clearance and legal
  • Search social media for entertaining and appropriate viewer comments and questions during live show
  • Willing to jump in and help with tasks beyond your regular day to day when needed
  • Deadline oriented
  • Thrives in fast-paced, high-pressure, live tv environment
  • Self-starter, multi-tasker, willing to work production hours​

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in national television/entertainment broadcast
  • Newsroom experience a plus
  • Desktop editing required
  • Ability to shoot video out in the field and in studio
  • ENPS experience a plus
  • Proficient in Social Media
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of how to create graphics (Photoshop) and editing using Premiere Pro
  • Job is based in Denver​



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit




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.







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About Us

9NEWS (KUSA) is the NBC affiliate in Denver and is owned by TEGNA.  Colorado’s News Leader for over 60 years, 9NEWS signed on the air in 1952 as KBTV, changing to KUSA in 1984.  9NEWS broadcasts KUSA (9.1), 9NEWS NOW (9.2), The Justice Network (9.3), KTVD (20.1) and MeTV (20.2).  Additionally 9NEWS operates the website 9NEWS.COM and has a strong social media presence.

At 9NEWS, all of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.