News Producer
Employer: KBMT-TV Job Posted: 2/3/2020
Location: Beaumont, TX Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

Are you a local news junkie? Do you have great attention to detail even in high-pressure situations? Do you have a passion for putting together newscasts that people WANT to watch?


• 12News, the ABC/NBC affiliate in Beaumont, Texas, is looking for a competitive News Producer to join our team of award-winning journalists.
• First and foremost, the ideal candidate will have strong, creative writing skills.
• The perfect person for this job must also be dedicated to creating shows that engage and inform the viewer.
• If there are opportunities to give viewers a voice in our coverage – do it.
• Being an "idea person" is also a major plus.
• A strong candidate will be able to actively contribute to content discussions during our daily news meetings.
• To do that they'll have to have a pulse on what people are talking about in our community.
• 12News has a newsroom built around being TRUTH SEEKERS. We are looking for REAL, GROUNDBREAKING journalists.
• If you think you can be accurate, quick and creative all at the same time make sure to apply.
• Create unique newscasts and segments evoking emotion and utilizing innovative showcasing.
• Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
• Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.
• Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
• Research for facts and credibility.
• Use creative production techniques such as including graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, Skype interviews, Tagboard etc.) to enhance stories.
• Perform other tasks as required by the 12News Leadership Team.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Experience: 1 Year(s)


• Some news producing experience preferred. If you don't have the experience, convince us why you'd be the ideal candidate.
• College degree in journalism or related field
• Strong, creative writing skills
• ENSP, Axis graphics, Vertigo experience preferred
• Demonstrated proficiency in using social media for news-gathering
• Must be organized and calm enough to handle breaking news situations and changing events
• Must not shy away from learning about new software that help make shows more engaging
• Provides editorial guidance to reporters and oversees writers
• Must be willing to work any shift

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