Senior Content Producer

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Description

KSDK, 5 on Your Side, is looking for a Senior Content Producer to oversee the showcasing of content on both broadcast and digital platforms. The ideal candidate for this newly created position is a stellar writer with the will to lead a team and a knack for producing the story and screen to inform and delight.

  • Supervise broadcast news and digital in a newsroom functioning as 'one content team.'
  • Maintain the highest standards of production and journalism
  • Be an extraordinary "show doctor" with ability to envision showcasing and writing that will attract and maintain key demographics
  • Superb communicator who can convey the priorities of  5 on Your Side and
  • Execute the mission of news management
  • Substitute as the line-producer, creating a stellar newscast
  • Willing co-worker who can jump in for any tasks when events of the night are overwhelming
  • Great writer on all platforms 
  • Flexible leader with voice of reason in the face of breaking news
  • Leader who can respond with fresh ideas when the news well is dry 
  • Understands technology including capabilities of TVU, sat trucks, microwave trucks, cameras and software
  • Mature communicator who is constantly in touch with assignment desk, anchors, reporters and digital staff

Job Requirements

  • ​Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum four years’ experience in television news producing 
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and multi-task
  • Independent decision maker
  • Superb writer 
  • Flexible leader willing to work on various shifts 


​*No phone calls, please.  You will be considered for any open position for which you are qualified. 


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


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

We are not a TV station.

We are an information center that believes in connecting with our communities across all platforms with a passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.

Day in and day out, EVERYONE at KSDK is committed to inform and protect, to showcase the greatness of St. Louis and celebrate the remarkable people who live here.

Yes, our trophy case has 70 years of journalistic hardware, but that is NOT where we hang our hat. At KSDK, we are here for something bigger than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of St. Louis. We are part of the community, and they are part of us.

We are 5 On Your Side.

If the above made you feel inspired, excited, empathetic or any emotion that motivates you do to amazing things, apply now!