Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

Job Description

At CBS 19 we’re bored by the way traditional TV news is produced, and we know our audiences are, too. We’re looking for a Show Producer who feels the same way, and has some ideas and experience in doing things in a more creative, impactful way.

CBS 19 KYTX  is looking for someone who can write with a sharp pen, dream up ways of showcasing that your last station would never let you try, dig for unique content that adds to the impact of their show and who has a technical grasp that keeps things running smoothly. Our ideal candidate produces with the audience experience in mind, recognizing that there are multiple options across multiple platforms.​​

In this role, you will:

  • Create unique newscasts and segments evoking emotion and utilizing innovative showcasing.
  • Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
  • 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.
  • Use consumer analytics in determining content.
  • Enterprise news stories.
  • Use creative production techniques such as including graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, Skype interviews, Tagboard 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 the KYTX CBS 19 News Leadership Team.​

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in 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, Facebook and Instagram
  • 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 

KYTX TEGNA 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 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

KYTX-TV is the TEGNA CBS affiliate in the Tyler/Longview area of beautiful East Texas.  For over 10 years, the station has kept our viewers informed about local events and news that impact their lives through quality storytelling, timely local reporting and participation in community events.  KYTX won the Edward R. Murrow award in 2014 recognizing the station’s commitment to its community.  At KYTX, the future is bright.  We’d like you to be a part of it!