Senior Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Description

TEGNA owned WTSP 10 (the 13th largest market) has an excellent opportunity for a talented Senior Producer. 

We are looking for an experienced and energetic Morning Senior Producer to join our newsroom. If you are an experienced producer that wants to get on the track to becoming an Executive Producer this position is for you. 

What we need:

  • An individual who can turn a newscast into a show because Brightside is a show with news in it. Find key moments to “produce up” in the show and really make them stand out.
  • Be the first set of eyes on the shows before the Morning Executive Producer. The Senior Producer is looking for story selection, flow, moments for the Brightside cast members to interact, conversational writing in scripts, scripts that offer context and depth, help lead coverage during breaking news, etc.
  • Must have an overall knowledge of social media and the use of multiple platforms in putting together coverage plans.
  • An organized and excellent planner. Must be good at working with a team of producers, MSJ’s, photojournalists, social discovery editors, video editors, and engineers all with a great attitude.
  • Communication skills are a necessary part of this job.
  • Line producing, graphic development and creative writing are mandatory skills.
  • This position will producer our 6 am newscast.
  • Possessing strong news judgment.
  • Editing is required.
  • Working side-by-side with the Morning Executive Producer on the track to becoming an EP themselves.

Job Requirements

What you need:

  • College degree with minimum two years’ news producing experience preferred.
  • Must possess solid news judgment, display strong communication and creativity, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • ENPS, Axis graphics, XDnews, and Vertigo experience is preferred.
  • Must be organized with the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.
  • Must be able to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.

 

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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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.