News Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

Job Description

KHOU 11, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Houston, Texas is seeking is seeking an experienced Producer who can write, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content.  Producers must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post. Our ideal candidate can identify engaging content, teach others how to do so, and develop a roadmap on how to meet the goals of our company.

In this role, you will:

  • Create unique newscasts and segments evoking emotion and innovative showcasing.
  • Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
  • Develop and teach staff to develop content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Research and teach how to research for facts and credibility.
  • Write and teach our associate producers to do write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner. Use consumer analytics in determining content.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Enterprise news stories.
  • Coach journalists how to write for website including attaching images and streaming video.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast.
  • Coach and inspire on air talent to be exciting and engaging.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Job Requirements

 Job requirements:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 2-3 years of experience preferred, including supervision and leadership of other journalists
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
  • Skills in 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, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

KHOU 11 offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, EAP, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, holiday, paid time off, and 401(k). No phone calls please.  Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 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 32 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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.

Job Snapshot

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 KHOU.com, 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.