Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/2/2020

Job Description

​​FOX61 in Hartford/New Haven is looking for a top notch producer to joining our winning team! The producer must be curious, creative and lead the room with a strong editorial voice.

Our show producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the use of video, graphics, conversational writing and innovative formats.

The ideal candidate will break the mold with innovative ideas for daily content, while maintaining close attention to detail. This producer must be able to write concisely and execute the goals of the newscast with near perfection.

Job Requirements

  • Produce a creative and informative newscast 
  • Coordinate writing, editing of scripts that mix video, sound and graphics to enhance storytelling
  • Coordinate and plan live shots
  • Develop and oversee the production of graphics, working with an artist to achieve a vision
  • Work under deadlines
  • Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
  • Communicate with anchors, field crews and control room staff
  • Position may require working nights, weekends and holidays
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute news
  • Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
  • Contribute story ideas to the newsroom daily
  • Contribute content to FOX61.com and digital properties
  • Must work individually as well as part of a team

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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About Us

FOX 61 (WTIC-TV) is one of the nation's highest-rated FOX Network affiliates, providing Connecticut viewers with outstanding news, entertainment, sports and local event programming.
FOX 61 is Hartford and New Haven’s home for Major League Baseball, including the World Series and NFL Football from regular season through the playoffs plus, the 2020 Super Bowl.
FOX 61 is the market leader in news, producing more than 61 hours of local news and public affairs programming each week; more than any other station. Its award-winning local news team is committed to keeping the public informed through fox61.com, and its social media followings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and mobile apps. Connecticut audiences can “Expect More” from FOX 61 News.