Senior Producer - 11640WFAA-TV
Location: Dallas, TX
Contact Name: Tegna Inc.
Category: Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Position/Title: Senior Producer - 11640
Primary Industry: Broadcasting - Radio - TV
Manage Others: No
WFAA, a TEGNA owned company is looking for a Senior Producer who can write, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content. The Senior Producer must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post. The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively. The Senior Producer must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.
In this role, you will:
- Responsible for long-term planning of event coverage for tv and digital platforms
- Work with Executive Producers to copyedit scripts
- Help guide live control room coverage of all shows and recordings
- Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion
- Enterprise news stories
- Mentor Producers and Associate Producers & help them with their newscasts
- Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/7/2021
Closing Date: 2/3/2022
Experience: 5 Year(s)
Here's what you need:
5 to 7 years of experience in tv newsroom
Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
Work Environment: Office
Physical Demands: Sedentary work
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
Apply Online URL: http://www.wfaa.com