Date Posted: 10/5/2019

Job Description

This Producer reports directly to the Executive Producer.  Position requires managing all aspects of production for a weekly half-hour business news/sponsor integrated morning show format.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for producing segments including developing fresh ideas, booking compelling guests and writing news stories, engaging teases, intros and short and long-form packages.

The Producer will manage an editorial calendar, schedule and coordinate interviews.

The Producer will work in a collaborative environment with Executive Producer, Show Host and Production Team to produce show.

Producer will also work closely with WKYC Sales Department to secure and deliver quality engaging/informative segments, which are sponsored. This includes interfacing with clients and ensuring their mission and/or product is effectively presented in segments with the goal of bringing new business to their company and the brand.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Consulting with Executive Producer on stories selected and materials used for segment presentation.
  • Supervising photographers and editors for field and pre-produced packages.
  • Write stories for the web site/social media and assemble stories with video, pictures, slideshows, forums, and surveys.
  • Write and produce weekly promos for both on-air and digital delivery.
  • Coordinate location shoots, field and on-site production, manage on-camera talent and make certain production value is aesthetically pleasing.

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the necessary skills and abilities required for this job.



  • At Least 2 years’ experience producing a business program or news show
  • Must have a passion for business and finance and keep abreast of economic trends
  • Must be able to inject creativity into writing and segment development
  • Proficiency in ENPS preferred
  • Must be knowledgeable of AP style
  • Must know basic non-linear video editing (Proficiency in Edius and Adobe Creative Suite a plus)
  • Must understand digital production and social media integration
  • Must possess a keen eye for visual design
  • Must possess very strong written, research and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, patiently and persuasively with the widest possible variety of people
  • Strong ability to work under tight deadlines with pressure to incorporate fresh elements into a weekly show




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


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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What's in it for you? WKYC offers a competitive benefits program to qualified employees. This program includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life, child life, accident insurance, and flexible spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.
To be considered a candidate for any opening at WKYC – you must complete an online application for an existing opening. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.