Special Project Producer

Posted On: July 19, 2021
Station/Company: KATU TV
Location: Portland Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

Special Projects Producer
In this role as Special Projects Producer, you will support the daily newscasts with highly researched content that is compelling, on-brand, and impactful for the viewer. This includes daily deeper dives, sweeps stories, anchor stories, elections, and long form content as assigned. The successful candidate will also learn to produce the weekly program, “Your Voice, Your Vote” to back up the regular producer. This position will also work closely with the digital executive producer to create digital content to complement broadcast stories. The producer also works closely with news photographers and editors to create compelling content for any platform. Yo
KATU/KUNP has an immediate opening for a Special Projects Producer! In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, Assignment Desk and Anchors on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories and develop content for our web site.
The ideal candidate will have:
• Solid news judgment
• Be a compelling and accurate writer
• Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
• Strong leadership and communication skills
• The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts and longer form content
• Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities are a must
• Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews
• Must have at least some previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station, although the right entry-level candidate may be considered
• A journalism degree is preferred
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Expiration: September 17, 2021