Associate Producer

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Description

KARE 11, the TEGNA owned property in Minneapolis is looking for a part-time Associate Producer who can write and edit news content for broadcast, online and social content. Associate producers must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing and helping to prepare content before, during and after a newscast or digital post. 

In this role, you will:

  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Work as assigned by producers and executive producers to create news segments evoking emotion.
  • Edit video for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Research for facts and credibility.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Serve as floor director during show hours which includes running teleprompter, Movi camera operation, and studio camera movement.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements 

  • Excellent communication skills and computer skills.
  • A degree or work towards a degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Flexible availability is essential. Position involves early and late hours and includes weekends and holidays.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required.
  • Basic knowledge of non-linear editing.



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 51 television stations and two radio stations in 43 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

KARE is more than a TV station; KARE is a news and information center reaching more than 85% of the Twin Cities each week through broadcast, social media, online, mobile apps and events.

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 in advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism. And this excellence transcends our on-air coverage.