Associate Producer

Date Posted: 2/16/2020

Job Description

​Want to come work for one of the fastest growing morning shows in the country? KARE 11, the TEGNA owned property in Minneapolis is looking for a full-time Associate Producer for it’s award-winning Sunrise show who can write and edit news content for broadcast, online and social content. The successful candidate must be a quick learner who can multi-task during the news-gathering hours, sharing and helping to prepare content before, during and after a newscast or digital post. You will also be in charge of producing the first 30 minutes of the 2 ½ hour Sunrise show.

In this role, you will:

  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Work as assigned by producers and executive producer to create news segments.
  • 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 overnight hours, and could include the occasional weekend and/or holiday shift.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required.
  • Basic knowledge of non-linear editing.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.



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.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.

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

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.