Associate Producer

Date Posted: 9/6/2020

Job Description

ABC10 is seeking an Associate Producer for their upbeat lifestyle/sales-based television show, Your California Life. This LIVE one-hour show airs on weekdays at 9AM and requires someone that thinks quick on their feet and can calmly handle the pressures that come with producing a LIVE broadcast.

The Associate Producer must be able to take on any tasks given to them by the Executive Producer and paying very close attention to detail. This position requires a person that can produce engaging and shareable content and showcases stories in a way that differentiates us from our competitors. If this sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you!


  • ​Report to the Executive Producer for daily job tasks
  • Write scripts for the show
  • Prepare and Stack the show rundown
  • Write and post daily on our social media outlets
  • Prep guests for their LIVE segments
  • Work remotely but available to come to the station at a moments notice
  • Work closely with clients to better produce their segments
  • Time the Show so that each guest has enough time to deliver their message within a timely manner
  • Help with line producing
  • Help with on location shoots
  • Help with editing when needed
  • Assist in booking visually engaging segments for the show
  • Providing new ideas to incorporate into the show​

Job Requirements

  • ​1-3 Years of experience producing LIVE TV
  • Experience with ENPS
  • Knows how to stack a rundown for broadcast
  • Creative writer who can write scripts for television that's informative, conversational and enticing to our viewers.  
  • BA/BS in Journalism, Communications or related field
  • Energetic and friendly personality
  • Available to work weekdays from 6:30AM-3:30PM, sometimes later if need be, and available for station weekend events as well
  • Organization skills
  • The ability to work under constant deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live TV situations and changing events
  • Can multi-task under pressure
  • Demonstrated social media proficiency, especially in the field, including an active strong presence on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Familiarity with Edius and Premiere is preferred​



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

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In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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

ABC10 (KXTV) is the ABC affiliate in Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto, California.  Since 1955, ABC10 has served northern California by delivering important news, information and entertainment programming.  Today, ABC10 continues to grow and innovate by connecting with new audiences over the air on television and through digital platforms including social media.  We program more than 30 hours of local news each week and offer an expanding portfolio of websites, hyper-local sites and mobile apps.