KHOU is looking for a part-time Content Discovery/Assignment Producer. The Content Discovery/Assignment Producer MUST be savvy to social media: They must be able to write and post to the web on behalf of KHOU AND be able to find stories on social media that help our viewers’ everyday lives. We also are looking for the CD/A Producer who can spot possible stories on social media that our viewers would want to see-especially trending posts or emails that can turn into great viral stories online or a lead on air!
The Content Discovery/Assignment Producer's main reponsibility is to find and develop stories-either online, from tips, police radio scanners, and accurately and quickly pass on the information to web and broadcast producers. The CD/A Producer must be able to accurately and quickly confirm information, and professionally and quickly dispatch the helicopter and crews to breaking news.
• College degree required, prefer a minumum of three years experience in a digitial/TV newsroom, preferably in a major TV market.
• Must be savvy to social media.
• Be professional in appearance and demeanor.
• Be able to calmly make good decisions in breaking news situations.