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.
• 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.