WFRV-TV Local 5, is looking for an MMJ/News Producer for the Fox Valley Bureau. They will serve as a Multimedia Journalist, be able to identify potential stories, collect, analyze and present facts about newsworthy events with interviews, investigations or observations for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to viewers.
As a News Producer you’ll select and organizes stories for on-air and digital broadcast platforms as well as digital web platforms including the stations website and social media pages.
News Producers must be capable of making quick and sound editorial decisions, including:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
- Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
- Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
- Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
- Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
- Acts as a field reporter as assigned.
- Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.
- Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
- Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
- Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
- Edits video clips as assigned.
- Writes content for the website and other Digital Media platforms.
- Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
The ideal candidate must be able to work well with other staff under periods of stress and impending deadlines and must have a visceral distaste for office politics and gossip.
*No phone calls please.
WFRV and Nexstar Inc. are an equal opportunity employer