Line Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/6/2020

Job Description

WBIR, the NBC affiliate in Knoxville, is looking for a Line Producer for our innovative newscasts. Our producers are more than stackers – they are seeking out and producing engaging and impactful content. The ideal candidate is an energetic and passionate storyteller and communicator, who excels at planning, researching, and writing segments/stories.​​

 

Responsibilities:

This person will be responsible for line producing our morning newscasts, ​while working collaboratively with the newscasts' Executive Producer, Talent, and Production Team to assist in the overall direction of the show.​

The producer must be creative and have a strong editorial voice. He/she will skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover, write, and produce content for the newscast. 

 

Job Requirements

 Requirements:

  • Perform duties as assigned, including making sure all stories chosen meet the standards of the news department. Must also contribute to daily story selection and bring ideas to the table.
  • Must be creative and a forward-thinker and have excellent news judgment. Candidate should be able to write compelling copy that is clear and concise and come to work every day with a vision for his/her newscast.
  • Must be an excellent leader and champion for newscast.
  • Skilled in stacking and timing show.
  • Maintains a level of calm during intense pressure situations, without letting the integrity of the newscast suffer.
  • Should also be able to handle assignment desk duties including phone news gathering, crew coordination and other duties as assigned.
  • Proven experience producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time sensitive deadlines​

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

 

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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TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.