Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

Job Description

WTIC is looking for a Producer for our winning team. The producer must be creative and lead the room with a strong editorial voice.

Our show producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the creative 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

Job Requirements:

  • Must have 1-3 years experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong Writer
  • Solid News Judgement
  • Produce a creative and informative newscast with emphasis on the core viewers’ interests
  • 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
  • This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills
  • Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programing. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

 

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.