Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Description

 

JOB DESCRIPTION 

WXIA – 11Alive is looking for a Line Producer for our innovative evening 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 evening newscast, ​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.
  • At least 3 years of experience line
  • Perform other tasks as required by News Director
  • 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. 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 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

Be a part of the most awarded media team in Atlanta by joining the Networks of 11Alive!  The Networks of 11Alive include WXIA-TV, WATL-TV, Bounce TV, Antenna TV and numerous digital and social media products and are a part of the highly-respected TEGNA Media portfolio.  Salespeople, storytellers, marketing gurus, digital experts and production specialists all feel at home here and it’s where Atlanta’s most creative personalities feel inspired!
Every day, all of us at 11Alive are given the rare opportunity to effect change for the good of Metro Atlanta.  We vow to make life better for the people we serve.  We get results.  We can do this because people trust us to do the right thing.  We don’t take that trust for granted.  We know it is earned every day, in every conversation, in every story.  We are changing the face of local news … by serving the greater good of our community.

11Alive is here to:

  •     Hold the powerful accountable.
  •     Inform and enlighten.
  •     Seek truth, seek action, and seek solutions.
  •     Be a voice for the voiceless.
  •     Hold ourselves and other people accountable.
  •     Celebrate those who make our community better.