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News Producer - WXYZ-TV

WXYZ, The E.W. Scripps ABC station in Detroit, Michigan is searching for a Newscast Producer to create impactful journalism daily. The ideal Producer candidate is the owner of their newscast who comes to the table with a vision and a plan of execution for the best way to write, build and showcase content on a daily basis. The Producer’s role is to create and organize content for broadcast, utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills. The Producer showcases content in a unique and compelling way, while fulfilling our station’s commitment to tell stories that are important to the people who live, work and play in the Detroit region. When you’re not owning the big story of the day, you can enjoy all the sports and entertainment that comes in a top 20 market. We are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for this role.

WHAT YOU'LL DO: Develops and organizes all content within a daily local newscast; responsible for writing stories and teases, graphics creation, story selection and showcasing. Collaborates with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs and storytelling direction. Collaborates with director, production team and editors to bring the vision for the newscast to life each day. Showcase our product in a unique way; enhances content with graphics, video, research, and station branding. Execute time sensitive editorial decisions and thrive in a deadline driven environment. Responsible for oversight of live broadcast, from rundown creation to spur of the moment decisions in the control booth. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements (Experience, Education, Etc.):    Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent experience preferred. 2 years of experience as a local television writer or producer preferred.

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Job Type : Full-Time

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