Broadcast Magazine Show Producer

Date Posted: 6/30/2019

Job Description

NEWS CENTER Maine, the powerhouse #1 TEGNA owned NBC station in beautiful downtown Portland has a unique Broadcast Producer opening. “207” our Monday-Friday nightly 7 p.m. magazine show has a producer opening. In this job you must have the skills and knowledge of a newscast producer with the imagination of an artist. “207” features amazing storytellers, local and national music groups, big name authors as well as unknowns. This producer must plan out and balance a fun but complicated mix of content.

In this job you must be able to plan out a show calendar weeks and months in advance. You must also be decisive and communicate well in a team environment. The right producer will be responsible for the full integration of stories, interviews, graphics and social media within the broadcast. The ideal candidate must be able to strategize and supply content to our target audience. As a member of the News Broadcast Team, this producer will be required to contribute to the strategic planning for the greater broadcast and content team.

Job Requirements

Here's what you need:

  • A bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent field
  • 1-3 years’ experience line producing
  • Strong leadership, writing and organizational skills
  • Obsessive about details, facts and planning ahead
  • Desktop video editing and graphics production skills using server-based digital video systems are required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using social media for information gathering, crowd sourcing, and engagement with viewers and sources
  • Personally engaged and active in social media including: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Knowledge of Maine and New Hampshire is helpful in this position but not required 


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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What's in it for you? WCSH 6 offers a competitive benefits program to qualified employees. This program includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life, child life, accident insurance, and flexible spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.