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Producer (Primary)

Posted: 03/18/2021

KXII-TV News 12 is seeking a news producer for our Sherman newsroom to help bring the stories that matter to Texomans into their homes and onto our digital platforms each weeknight. This is a full-time, behind-the-scenes position working directly under the news director and anchors with reporters, photographers, and fellow producers. You'll learn the ropes from an experienced, award-winning news team, and you’ll help put together stories to air in the market’s top-rated evening newscasts, as well as produce news stories for our digital products and update the station's website and social media pages.  General responsibilities include:
 
?News producing
?Newswriting (both digital and broadcast)
?Video editing
?Operating the teleprompter
?Coordinating with other producers and news crews in the field
?Coordinating live shots
?Corresponding with network and regional producers at other stations sending & receiving stories
?Assisting in answering the station's news tip hotline calls and emails
?Responsible for posting and updating breaking news online after business hours
?Writing and posting multimedia-rich digital news stories
?Updating the station's social media accounts
 
The right candidate will be a strong news writer and video editor, a competent problem-solver, a quick thinker, and a good communicator. Must work well under pressure and on deadline. Knowledge of electronic news gathering & non-linear editing required. Knowledge of broadcast and digital news writing, as well as social media best practices required. Some newsroom experience is preferred, but not required. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred. Must commit to Gray Television’s drug free workplace policy. KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.  To apply please click on the link below.
https://my.peoplematter.com/mja/graytelevision/jobapp/GetStarted?jobOpenings=ae48d6cb-2378-4fbf-a896-aa92015a979f&refererUrl=https://gray.tv/