Local News Producer

EMPLOYER: WMTW


Description:

WMTW-TV, the ABC affiliate in Westbrook, Maine, has an opening for a Local News Producer who knows how to create meaningful and memorable newscasts. You have creative vision and have experience making decisions and communicating the plan. You know how to win the big story, own breaking news and display important weather information. You must be fast and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros. Accuracy is job one! You will report to the News Director.

Responsibilities

Select, research, and write content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers
Work with and guide reporters in story production
Coordinate creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff
Boothing assigned newscasts, breaking news and weather events
Live timing newscasts

Requirements

Professional or college producing experience
Experience working in a newsroom
Have writing and copy-editing skills
Coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously
Experience summarizing information into easy-to-understand components
Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
Have and exhibit the highest journalistic integrity and ethical standards
Must be available to work holidays, shifts including nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news
Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

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.

Benefits

Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

Medical | Dental | Vision
401(k) matching
Emotional Wellness Support
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
LGBTQ+ Health Services
Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

How to Apply:

Contact: Human Resources
Phone: (212) 887-6800