Producer, New Day Northwest

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Description

​​KING 5 Local Programming is looking for an imaginative, innovative and client-focused Producer to join the production team of our daytime talk show, New Day Northwest. New Day Producers work closely with the on-air talent, sales team, studio crew, and digital teams to create New Day content across platforms. The Producer reports to the Executive Producer.

In this role, the Producer will bring segments to life in the studio environment, driving the editorial of the show through booking guests, researching, writing, making graphics, editing video and more. The Producer has their finger on the pulse of what's trending in everything from entertainment to wellness to local newsmakers. The ideal candidate for this role can successfully merge content with commerce, helping New Day sponsors showcase their products and services in a way that feels organic and captivates the audience. As the industry faces secular change, it will be imperative that the Producer be open to learning new skills, innovating workflows and not be afraid to fail.  


  • ​​​​Produce entertaining and informative segments for the show including paid segments. 
  • Source, contact and book guests for the show. 
  • Participate in meetings with the sales department and work one on one with clients to successfully meet their business needs, guide them toward good content decisions and coach them on best practices for TV. 
  • Pre-interview all guests, research topics/guests and provide Host and staff with research materials.
  • Create show and segment graphics and edit video.
  • Write digital content, edit clips for the Web site and social media.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.  



Job Requirements


  • ​​​​​​Innovative, visual and creative approach to bringing ideas to life in a studio-based environment
  • A college degree with minimum three years' experience on a locally-produced show; five or more years' experience preferred
  • Strong project coordination, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a detail-oriented team player
  • Must be able to perform in high-stress, deadline driven environment
  • Basic mobile photography and video editing skills
  • Field-producing experience and video journalism skills a plus
  • Experience working with sponsors, clients and/or sales
  • Line producing/control room experience on a live or live-to-tape production preferred

    About New Day Northwest: Hosted by Margaret Larson, New Day Northwest is Western Washington's only morning talk show.  From the Northwest's trending topics to the hottest products, Western Washington turns to New Day Northwest for a daily dose of what makes living here so unique. It's a lifestyle show that's always fresh, local and unpredictable. It's where celebrities, top chefs, entertainers, authors, local doctors and lifestyle experts come to share their passion through in-depth conversation and demonstration. 


About TEGNA:

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.


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.