News Producer

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

Job Description

Join the #1 NBC affiliate group in the country!  KING 5 TV, KONG TV, and are part of TEGNA.  We are dedicated to providing first-class journalism that makes a difference in our community.  Our reputation has been built on dedication to our mission both journalistically and in service to the community we live in – our people are passionately involved.


We are looking for an experienced, energetic News Producer to join our newsroom.   If you like to produce fast-paced, creative newscasts and enjoy working in a team environment, we want to hear from you. You must love where our business is headed and be aggressive at participating on all platforms.


What we need:

  • Produce, write and coordinate coverage for newscasts.
  • Provide editorial guidance to reporters and oversee writers.
  • Possess strong news writing, tease writing and production skills.
  • Edit video bumps, voice-overs and voiceovers-to-sound using desktop editing.
  • Looking for proactive, well-organized producer who is a true journalist. Producers attend the editorial meetings and are required to offer at least two news stories a day. 
  • You must have experience posting to and utilizing social media.

Job Requirements

What you need:

  • College degree with minimum two years’ news producing experience preferred.
  • Must possess solid news judgment, display strong communication and creativity, and decision making skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • ENPS, Axis graphics, XDnews, and Vertigo experience is preferred.
  • Must be organized with the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.
  • Must be able to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.


To be considered a candidate for an opening at KING, you must complete the online application found on: and

Job Snapshot

About Us

We invite you to join KING 5, The Home Team - the number one station in the Northwest and the number one NBC affiliate in the country.  KING 5 first broadcast more than 60 years ago and includes the independent station KONG TV.  We are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing over 14 hours of local news and programming every day.  Local programming includes Emmy wining shows “Evening” and “New Day Northwest.”  

KING 5’s progressive and innovative heritage began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks.  Her values inspire us today – we believe in quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our viewers.

When you join KING 5 and its properties, you join a team passionate about these strong values:  Community, Integrity, Innovation, and Commitment. We look for people with creative and entrepreneurial skills who also share our core beliefs.  We embrace new ideas and new technologies and are passionate about re-inventing news for the digital age.