News Producer

Posted On: May 9, 2022
Station/Company: KPTV/KPDX-TV
Location: Portland Oregon
Hours: Full Time


Job Summary

Position/Title:
NEWS PRODUCER
Details:

About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
About KPTV:
KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.
Job Summary/Description:
The News Producer creates, coordinates, and executes newscasts. This position provides editorial and production direction to associate producers and field crews on content, coordination and newscast execution. The News Producer coordinates efforts of anchors, reporters, editors and other staff toward crafting a compelling newscast. In addition, this position develops day-to-day on-air look of the newscast to attract the largest available audience to the station’s profitable newscasts.
Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
– 50% Previews news material before airing. Writes, edits and researches show elements. Prepares interview segments. – Coordinates breaking stories. Selects graphics and pre-production elements. Proof reads scripts. Coordinates breaking news and executes show in the control room. Edits video as necessary.
– 10% Collaborates with executive producer, reporters, assignment desk and photographers to determine the content of broadcasts. Participates in story planning meetings.
– 10% Times the show while on air; meets all requirements of commercial content and off-times. 10 Conceptualizes innovative graphic and pre-production elements. Monitors and works to constantly improve and evolve the look and execution of newscasts.
– 10% Coordinates with creative services department to develop effective promotions for upcoming shows, newscasts and events.
– 10% Assists the assignment desk and edits tape as necessary.

Experience:

Qualifications/Requirements:
Education:
– Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent experience preferred.
Experience:
– Minimum of one year producing or production support experience for a television or cable station. Two years experience preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
– Experience using Avid, internet production tools, MS Office strongly preferred.
– Must possess advanced understanding of newscast presentation.
– Must possess excellent writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.
– Must be results oriented.
– Ability to focus on coordination of daily and long range segments from first contact to on-air product.
– Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
– Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your cover letter, resume, and references
Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Requirements:

Qualifications/Requirements:
Education:
– Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent experience preferred.
Experience:
– Minimum of one year producing or production support experience for a television or cable station. Two years experience preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
– Experience using Avid, internet production tools, MS Office strongly preferred.
– Must possess advanced understanding of newscast presentation.
– Must possess excellent writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.
– Must be results oriented.
– Ability to focus on coordination of daily and long range segments from first contact to on-air product.
– Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
– Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your cover letter, resume, and references
Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

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Expiration: August 09, 2022