WMC, Action News 5 in Memphis, TN seeks a motivated, innovative, and aggressive Newscast Producer. The qualified candidate will hunt for fresh and interesting content that holds the attention of our audience. The producer must be a creative writer and meticulous fact-checker. We look for producers who are naturally curious, enjoy working in a team environment, thrive on seeking the truth, and want to support a local community.
Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
– Responsible for the content and overall production of the local newscasts– Oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news team – Stack the rundown and manage the on-air broadcast from the control room – Contribute story ideas for the newscast and work closely with reporters to execute those ideas – Produce news content for all station distribution platforms – broadcast, digital, mobile
– BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background– Previous experience as an Associate Producer, Writer, or Line Producer a plus – Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts – Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references
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Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.