Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/2/2020

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

WUSA9 is looking for a Producer for 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. ​

RESPONSIBILITIES

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 WUSA9.com and digital properties
  • Must work individually as well as part of a team​

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have 3-5 years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong Writer
  • Solid News Judgement 
  • 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 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.

 

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WUSA, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WUSA is the place to be.