Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Producer - 9642
Broadcasting - Radio - TV
WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, NC, a TEGNA owned company, is looking for a Producer who can write, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content. Producers must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post. The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, conversational writing skills and an ability to think creatively. Our Producers must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.
In this role, you will:
• Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion.
• Write for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
• Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
• Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
• Research for facts and credibility.
• Use consumer analytics in determining content.
• Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
• Enterprise news stories.
• Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
• Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
• Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast.
• Perform other tasks as required by supervisor.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
• BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
• Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
• Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
• Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
• Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
• Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
• Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events