Associate Producer, Part Time in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

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Job Summary

WSB-TV is looking for an associate producer.  

Responsibilities:

We’re looking for someone who can produce fast-paced, high energy newscasts but also knows when to slow things down to create unforgettable moments.  Our producers are newscast managers who produce every story and understand the value of every element.

This position will also be responsible for booking high-profile, dynamic guests for newscasts.  You will research, write, and produce those segments for newscasts and other WSB programs.

This position is made for someone who is innovative, loves showcasing, owns “live” and can add context to complicated stories. 

Producers collaborate directly with reporters on best video and stories. They also understand the importance of fully integrating online and broadcast platforms.

  • An associate producer must be skilled in crafting broadcast ready scripts that are accurate and conversational.
  • This person is expected to write a variety of news scripts including lead-ins, vo's, packages, and/or copy edit.
  • In this role, you will also create production elements for scripts, including video, supers and graphics.
  • Applicants must be plugged into the news and be willing to generate story ideas.
  • The ideal candidate also must be able to provide excellent customer service to affiliates and the ability to collaborate with co-workers.

 

 

What we look for

  • Requirements for this position include 2 years or more writing experience and 3-5 years total news experience. Experience in local news is required.
  • Creative written and oral skills are also essential, as well as strong organizational skills and flexibility.
  • Minimum of two years line producing in medium to large markets required.

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