Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

Job Description

Daily Blast Live, a nationally syndicated, live show from TEGNA, based in Denver, CO, has an immediate opening for a Producer. If LIVE TV gets you excited, and you have both news and entertainment experience, Daily Blast Live is the show for you!

Responsibilities
 
 

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Pitch timely news, entertainment, and lifestyle topics that will incite lively conversation
  • Produce captivating segments in the field
  • Ensure creative storytelling that delivers both factual clarity and emotional connections with viewers
  • Research stories for facts and relevant background information to help inform hosts
  • Gather video and photo elements
  • Deadline oriented
  • Thrives in fast-paced, high-pressure, live TV environment
  • Self-starter, multi-tasker, willing to work production hours
  • Responds quickly to changing circumstances and breaking news with a willingness to change as needed
  • Seeks opportunities to promote more interactivity with viewers and users
  • Performs other duties as assigned​

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in television/entertainment broadcast
  • Strong understanding and demonstrated proficiency in TV production
  • Leadership experience in production, gathering/executing editorial content
  • Solid news judgment, great people skills, and the ability to work with little supervision are necessities
  • Field experience a must
  • Newsroom experience a plus
  • Writing/storytelling experience a must
  • Desktop editing a plus
  • Ability to shoot video in the field
  • ENPS experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook)​

 

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

9NEWS (KUSA) is the NBC affiliate in Denver and is owned by TEGNA.  Colorado’s News Leader for over 60 years, 9NEWS signed on the air in 1952 as KBTV, changing to KUSA in 1984.  9NEWS broadcasts KUSA (9.1), 9NEWS NOW (9.2), The Justice Network (9.3), KTVD (20.1) and MeTV (20.2).  Additionally 9NEWS operates the website 9NEWS.COM and has a strong social media presence.

At 9NEWS, all of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.