Producer

  • Full-time
  • Westbrook, ME
  • September 25, 2022

EMPLOYER: WMTW


Description:

WMTW has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative and have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news, and weather. Candidates  must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Job Responsibilities:

Selecting, researching, and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers.
Working with and guiding reporters in story production.
Communicating, coordinating, and executing creative vision with a team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff.
In-person attendance is required.

Experience Requirements:

2 years producing experience.
Creative presentation style.
Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure, and knowledge of ENPS are pluses.
Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

Excellent writing, spelling, grammar, and copy-editing skills.
Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.
An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components.
Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements.
Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.
Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends, and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news.

Education:

Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

ABOUT US
At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Hearst Television owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry’s premier companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.

How to Apply:

Contact: Human Resources
Phone: (212) 887-6836