REQ-26838 News Associate Producer

Job Description

The Associate News Producer is responsible for contributing story ideas; writing stories; organizing them within an energetic and memorable newscast or digital content for the web.

WXIN/WTTV is looking for an Associate Producer to join our team. The Associate News Producer is responsible for contributing story ideas; writing stories; organizing them within an energetic and memorable newscast or digital content for the web.

Associate Producers help the broadcast and digital producers and assignment editors in all areas of their work: writing, tracking down information via phone or online, posting material to our digital platforms, among other duties as assigned. Their work will provide the foundation and training to serve as a fill-in newscast producer and digital producer.

Support newscast Producers and assist in writing stories
· Manage logistics and assign field crews to cover stories

· Demonstrate sense of urgency with breaking news

· Perform other duties as assigned

Associate Producer experience and/or a very strong desire to learn the skillset required to lend your talents to the operation/products
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Fluency in English
Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree or 1-year previous newsroom experience preferred

· Strong organizational skills

· Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to develop strong news judgment

· Detail-oriented

· Flexibility to work a schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays

Required Skills

The Associate News Producer is responsible for contributing story ideas; writing stories; organizing them within an energetic and memorable newscast or digital content for the web.

WXIN/WTTV is looking for an Associate Producer to join our team. The Associate News Producer is responsible for contributing story ideas; writing stories; organizing them within an energetic and memorable newscast or digital content for the web.

Associate Producers help the broadcast and digital producers and assignment editors in all areas of their work: writing, tracking down information via phone or online, posting material to our digital platforms, among other duties as assigned. Their work will provide the foundation and training to serve as a fill-in newscast producer and digital producer.

Support newscast Producers and assist in writing stories
· Manage logistics and assign field crews to cover stories

· Demonstrate sense of urgency with breaking news

· Perform other duties as assigned

Associate Producer experience and/or a very strong desire to learn the skillset required to lend your talents to the operation/products
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Fluency in English
Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree or 1-year previous newsroom experience preferred

· Strong organizational skills

· Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to develop strong news judgment

· Detail-oriented

· Flexibility to work a schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays

Education Required

Bachelor degree and/or experience

Benefits

Medical, vision, dental, 401k, PTO

How to Apply

https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar/details/News-Producer–Associate-I_REQ-26838?q=req-26838

Station:
WTTV/WXIN

Location:
Indianapolis

Employment Type:
Full-time

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