- Company: KAIT-TV
- Updated: 8/21/2019
- Location: Jonesboro, AR
- Status: Full-Time
- Job Level: 3-5 Years Experience
- Region: Northeast
- Category: Communications
KAIT-TV, Gray Television’s ABC/NBC/CW affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, is looking for a dynamic producer to join its award-winning news team. Successful candidates must utilize strong editorial, journalistic and communication skills. Our producers have multiple live capabilities to put together an informative, fast-paced newscast.
General Responsibilities include: Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner; use editorial judgment to help determine content of the newscasts; work with reporters and news managers to create unique, fast-paced newscasts; use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories; use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories; write for the web and post daily on all digital platforms including social media and attaching images and streaming video; interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility; perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer; deliver unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large; collaborate with reporters and management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promotions, and teases; receive assignments and evaluate leads and tips in order to develop story ideas; develop and organize newscasts; make time sensitive decisions; write clearly for multiple platforms on tight deadlines; demonstrate creativity and strong editorial judgment; follow journalistic and libel laws; edit video for broadcasts and the web; and participate in community events and make public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned.
The successful applicant’s background must include a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field. He/she must be a self-starter with a passion for news.
Qualified applicants please apply online at gray.tv/careers. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V