Producer Lmkt in Memphis, TN at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/2/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

A news producer consistently crafts memorable newscasts.  They own breaking news inside newscasts and in extended coverage. They fully understand numerous measurables and work to deliver on them each day.  In addition, producers must have an understanding of coverage on all platforms and are expected to help generate enterprise story ideas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Communicates with reporters and assignment desk to develop storytelling within broadcast
  • Writes broadcast including intro’s and tags creating a cohesive storytelling show
  • Works with executive producer to execute daily shows  
  • Ability to prioritize assignments  
  • Participates in daily editorial meetings
  • Commands control in control room by communicating clear vision to production team and anchors
  • Builds relationships with all team members proactively including anchors and meteorologist
  • Understands and executes station research
  • Assists in the production of special projects and other content related to program and/or station
  • Performs other duties as assigned Balance of strong journalist skills, ability to execute action plans and creative vision to support strong show delivery
  • Ability to recognize stories with potential and develop them into compelling broadcast content
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment

 

 

What we look for

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience in a working newsroom preferred  

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