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WRTV, The E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana, is searching for a News Producer to join our team. The News Producer will create and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Develop and organize newscasts or local programs.
Write story development and showcasing.
Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs.
Enhance content with graphics, video, research, and station branding.
Execute time sensitive decisions.
Oversee live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions.
Perform desktop editing.
Post content to station’s web sites.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Avid local news consumer: knows daily news, events, trends and happenings on a local level
Strong vision and ability to advance stories
Excellent interpersonal communicator
Extraordinarily passionate about writing; courageous and creative storyteller with attention to even tiny details – choosing the perfect words, grammar, spelling
Highly adaptable – fast paced, deadline driven environment
Working knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel laws and strong editorial judgement
Able to use web analytics
Proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus
BS/BA in related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience
Generally, 2+ years of experience in related field preferred
How to Apply