Job Description

WTHR in Indianapolis, IN is seeking an experienced, energetic News Producer to join our creative team. If you like to produce fast-paced, creative newscasts, we want to hear from you. This person should have solid news judgment, be innovative in the use of exciting video, highly produced graphics, and creative writing to connect with our consumers across broadcast, online and social platforms. We’re looking for a quick learner, who can be flexible with their schedule, as needed.

•  Craft, build, mold, visualize, conceptualize the lead story, deep dive content, and specialized material for the newscast.
•  Encourage innovation and risk-taking in crafting great newscasts through evoking emotion and showcasing.
•  Write in an exciting, accurate and creative way
•  Enterprise news stories
•  Work collaboratively with other producers and staff members
•  Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
•  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Required Skills

•  Minimum of 2 years experience producing/line producing for newscasts.
•  Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
•  Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
•  Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts.
•  Knowledge of ENPS
•  Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.
•  Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
•  Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
•  Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment.
•  Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

Education Required

•  BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field


We’re committed to helping you LIVE WELL by providing a range of benefits and coverage options that allow you the flexibility to choose what works best for you and your family.

We offer comprehensive health and wellness coverage that ensures our employees have the care and coverage they need to stay healthy, build current and future financial security and maintain work-life balance. All full- and part-time employees (who work 20 or more hours per week) and their dependents are eligible to enroll in our benefits.

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