Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Producer in Boston, MA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

WFXT Boston 25 News is in search of a News Producer who consistently crafts in-depth, fast-paced, memorable newscasts. The successful candidate must be able to own breaking news inside newscasts and in extended coverage. Must be able to showcase content using newsroom set and tools to enhance storytelling.  In addition, successful candidates must have an understanding of coverage on all platforms, and are expected to help generate enterprise story ideas.  Collaboration with others is a must for this position, and candidates should be open to feedback and have a desire to grow in their role.  Candidates should have at least 3 years of producing experience. 

Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Craft relevant, energetic, important and memorable newscasts 
  • Develop graphics to help showcase content 
  • Write Opens, Stories, and Teases 
  • Assign stories to anchors, writers, and editors for scripting, production and timing 
  • Consult with Director, Anchor, other Producers, and Managers on production needs 
  • Have a clear vision on what a newscast for a top ten television market should look like 
  • Participate in editorial meetings by being active in content discussions and is able to execute station strategies 
  • Work in the Control Room during broadcast to oversee presentation and changes in format 
  • Understand and effectively use all platforms 
  • Other duties may be assigned, and must be able follow all company and station editorial policies and protocols 

 

 

What we look for

Qualifications 

  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience in local TV news is preferred 
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Journalism or Communications preferred 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions 
  • Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism 
  • Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide-range working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects 

WFXT/Boston 25 is an equal opportunity employer. 

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