Content Discovery/Assignment Producer

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

Job Description

KHOU is looking for a part-time Content Discovery/Assignment Producer. The Content Discovery/Assignment Producer MUST be savvy to social media:  They must be able to write and post to the web on behalf of KHOU AND be able to find stories on social media that help our viewers’ everyday lives. We also are looking for the CD/A Producer who can spot possible stories on social media that our viewers would want to see-especially trending posts or emails that can turn into great viral stories online or a lead on air!

​The Content Discovery/Assignment Producer's main reponsibility is to find  and develop stories-either online, from tips, police radio scanners, and accurately and quickly pass on the information to web and broadcast producers.  The CD/A Producer must be able to accurately and quickly confirm information, and professionally and quickly dispatch the helicopter and crews to breaking news.​​


Job Requirements

  • ​​College degree required, prefer a minumum of three years experience in a digitial/TV newsroom, preferably in a major TV market.
  • Must be savvy to social media. 
  • Be professional in appearance and demeanor.
  • Be able to calmly make good decisions in breaking news situations.​​




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

KHOU 11 has been one of the top-rated CBS affiliates in Texas for over two decades. For more than 60 years, KHOU 11 has been a leader in local news, information and community involvement. We serve our viewers, in the tenth-largest television market, through several daily broadcasts, as well as 24-hour news coverage via, social media, and mobile platforms.  KHOU 11 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community by covering news stories and participating in community events that support our “KHOU Stands for Houston” brand.