Producer

Job Description

Do you have a passion for producing? WPTA Television, Inc., Fort Wayne, Indiana is seeking a producer to join its 55-member news team. The successful candidate must be able to produce a creative, compelling, visually appealing newscast every day. You must be able to manage content on multiple platforms: TV, web, mobile and social media.

We’re looking for a hard-working journalist who can create an experience for viewers, not simply write and organize news copy. Strong writing and storytelling skills are a must. The person we hire will have a record of aggressively using social media. Candidates should have clear and strong interpersonal communication skills.

Required Skills

• Produce newscasts on a daily basis
• Contribute, write and proofread stories
• Post text, pictures and videos to digital / social media platforms
• Participate in station community-related partnerships

Education Required

• Experience in live broadcast news environment preferred
• College degree in journalism or related field preferred
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Rich with ideas for coverage
• Work very well under deadline pressure
• Self-motivated while motivating those around you

Benefits

WPTA-TV provides competitive compensation and excellent comprehensive benefits package, including 401k.

How to Apply

Submit your cover letter and resume with references, plus online links to your work to Jonathan Shelley, News Director at: [email protected]

WPTA is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family owned company operating 20 television stations. Throughout QMI, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience. Visit https://quincymediacareers.com/ for links to all stations and opportunities.

WPTA-TV provides competitive compensation and excellent comprehensive benefits package, including 401k.

WPTA-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Station:
WPTA

Location:
Fort Wayne

Employment Type:
Full-time

Job Type:
Production,


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