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News producer (Topeka, Kansas)

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 14:37 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
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Full time
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Job
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About WIBW-TV:

WIBW Television is the top rated News Station in Kansas' Capital City. We celebrated 65 years of operation in 2018.   WIBW-TV is proud of its many alumni with successful careers at larger markets across the country. We are a leader in News, Weather and Sports information and committed to providing news on web, social media and other platforms.  The station has been a market leader in all forms of new technology. WIBW-TV's News Team members have years of experience in covering Northeast Kansas.

Job Summary:
The News Producer position requires an excellent organizer who can write, edit, and arrange stories for major newscasts. The ideal candidate is a multi-tasker who can handle producing chores, make beat calls, and communicate with live reporters. The producer is a major contributor to news meetings and is able to suggest coverage for later newscasts, as well as follow up stories from earlier coverage.

General Responsibilities:

• Producing major newscasts

• Writing and editing video

• Coordinating with News Director on daily stories

• Communicating with live reporting crews during newscasts.

• Suggesting stories for that day's coverage.

• Monitoring scanner traffic and making beat calls.

Qualifications:

• College degree

• Producing experience (this can include college work)

• Energetic, competitive personality

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings