News Producer

Company: 
KOIN TV
City: 
Portland
State: 
OR
Categories: 
Type: 

 KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is looking for a newscast producer in a top-25 market that’s become one of the most popular cities in the country to live. We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits and collaborative work environment. 

    

JOB SUMMARY: The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms. The ideal candidate has worked as a successful producer and knows how to present news that gets our viewers’ attention. We want a smart, passionate and creative thinker who writes conversationally. 

    

   PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

   • Responsible for evaluating stories and organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast. 

   • Write strong, active copy that matches video. 

   • Oversee production and timing of broadcast. 

   • Contribute story ideas to the editorial process, work collaboratively with reporters, and make solid decisions in breaking news situations. 

   • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details. 

   • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences. 

   • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources. 

   • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices. 

   • Contribute to digital and social platforms as needed. 

    

   SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: 

   • Must be able to interact well with anchors, reporters, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff. 

   • Detail oriented. 

   • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills. 

   • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations. 

   • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media. 

   • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree (TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute) + 5 years’ experience in television broadcast/production. 

TRAINING/EQUIPMENT: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis. 

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. 

ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland's CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic. 

Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Website: 
Application Instructions: 

  To APPLY: Please visit the Work for Us page at KOIN.com: https://bit.ly/2NpjYBu or at the Nexstar Website at: https://bit.ly/2JxnUO8 to complete the application process.