Senior Producer

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Description

​​​​​At KING 5, our mission is to create experiences, embrace everyone, and enlighten our audience. We envision a more engaged and empowered Northwest community. It's that simple. At KING 5, we "Stand for Truth" and bring that promise to everything that we do. To help us do that, KING 5  is seeking a Senior Producer to join our team. We’re looking for a producer that wants to work on our station's largest stories and get on the track to become an Executive Producer. ​


  • ​​​​​Inspire enterprise stories and coordinate special coverage with news leadership team
  • Work closely with newscast producers on creating unique shows with strong showcasing and layers
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner for multiple platforms
  • Coach and inspire on-air talent to be exciting and engaging
  • Work collaboratively with managers and perform tasks as required by the News Director, Assistant News Director and Executive Producers​

Job Requirements


  • ​BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field 
  • 5-10 years of experience, in multiple news markets 
  • Understanding the tenets of professional journalism 
  • Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts  
  • Live field production experience working with technical crews, talent and guests 
  • Team leadership experience working with all members of the newsroom 
  • Ability to communicate information to the entire newsroom clearly and efficiently 
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines 
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events 
  • A flexible schedule and willingness to work any shift needed is required​
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Xpri, and Axis graphics
  • Familiarity with NBC Newschannel, Oasis, Slack, megaphone
  • Understanding of ChartBeat, CrowdTangle, Google Trends and our social platforms
  •  Interest in Search Engine Optimization best practices, website and app management
  • Knowledge about Washington and the Pacific Northwest ​


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.


Job Snapshot

About Us

We invite you to join KING 5 - one of the most iconic media organizations in the country. KING 5's first broadcast happened more than 70 years ago! Today we are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing more than 12 hours of local news and programming each day across two television stations, KING 5 and KONG, as well as content for and the mobile app. At KING 5, we are fierce defenders of fact, curious, and always aiming to provide context. We are real people telling real stories. We do things differently and push to break new ground daily. We care about our community because we live here too. Most importantly, WE STAND FOR TRUTH.
KING 5's progressive and innovative reputation began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks. Her values inspire us today - quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our audiences.
When you join KING 5 Media Group, you join a team passionate about these strong values: we are Truth Seekers, we are Real, we are Unique, we are Trailblazers, and we are Here in our community. We look for people with creative and entrepreneurial skills who also share our core beliefs. We embrace new ideas and new technologies and are passionate about re-inventing news across platforms.