Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/8/2019

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION 

WTIC FOX61 is

looking for a Producer to join our winning team. The Producer must be a news leader with a strong editorial voice.

Our Producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the creative use of video, graphics, conversational writing and innovative formats to keep our viewers watching.

The ideal candidate brings innovative ideas for daily content on air & on line, while maintaining close attention to detail. This producer must be able to write concisely and execute the goals of the newscast with confidence.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Must have 1-3 years producing experience
  • Strong Writer
  • Solid News Judgement
  • Produce a creative and informative newscast with viewer in mind
  • 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 artist to achieve a vision
  • Work under deadlines and approve scripts
  • Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
  • Communicate with anchors, field crews and control room staff
  • Position may require working nights, weekends and holidays
  • Utilizes social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute news
  • Knowledge of local, state, national and international events
  • Contribute story ideas to the newsroom daily
  • Contribute content to all platforms
  • Must work individually as well as part of a team
  • This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS 

Ability to lead

Accuracy/Fact checking focused

Exceptional news coverage and vision for producing compelling news shows.

1-3 years Producing experience

Team player

 

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

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.