WTIC FOX61 is looking for a Producer to join our winning team. The Producer must be a news leader with a strong editorial voice.
Our Producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the creative use of video, graphics, conversational writing and innovative formats to keep our viewers watching.
The ideal candidate brings innovative ideas for daily content on air & on line, while maintaining close attention to detail. This producer must be able to write concisely and execute the goals of the newscast with confidence.
Must have 1-3 years producing experience
Solid News Judgement
Produce a creative and informative newscast with viewer in mind
Coordinate writing, editing of scripts that mix video, sound and graphics to enhance storytelling
Coordinate and plan live shots
Develop and oversee the production of graphics, working with artist to achieve a vision
Work under deadlines and approve scripts
Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
Communicate with anchors, field crews and control room staff
Position may require working nights, weekends and holidays
Utilizes social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute news
Knowledge of local, state, national and international events
Contribute story ideas to the newsroom daily
Contribute content to all platforms
Must work individually as well as part of a team
This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills
Ability to lead
Accuracy/Fact checking focused
Exceptional news coverage and vision for producing compelling news shows.
1-3 years Producing experience