Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Description

KVUE in Austin, Texas is looking for a Producer. This position is responsible the overall direction of daily newscasts including, but not limited to writing, content, pre-production and graphics.

Job Duties:

  • Exercise good news judgment about the type of stories that should be in a newscast and produce them in the most compelling manner possible
  • 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 editorial meetings
  • Must be creative and a forward-thinker and have excellent news judgment
  • Candidate should be able to write excellent copy that is clear and concise and come to work every day with a vision for his/her newscast
  • Manage story selection and placement, all copy written in and for your show and the placement of graphics
  • Must be an excellent leader and champion for newscasts 
  • Must maintain calm during intense pressure situations, without letting the integrity of the newscast suffer

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Journalism or Communications or other equivalent field
  • Full time producing experience is preferred
  • Excellent communications and time-management skills
  • Knowledge of web posting a plus
  • Must be able to work unsupervised
  • Knowledge of newsroom computers, internet, satellite and microwave news gathering is essential 

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 35 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. 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.

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.