WPMT-TV in York, PA is looking for a Producer who can develop, coordinate & organize local & network news coverage into a visual and fast paced daily newscast. This includes formatting newscasts, scripting stories, ordering or building graphics for stories, reviewing and approving reporter scripts, coordinating live coverage in addition to other duties. Line produce the newscast, with the ability to add breaking news coverage when necessary.
-Develop, coordinate & organize news coverage into daily newscast
-Format newscasts and execute on-air production
-Write News stories for newscasts
-Review & approve production & writing of reporter stories.
-Coordinate and direct live field reports.
-Participate in long term planning for news coverage and special projects.
-Organize and write stories for the stations’ internet website.
-Building and/or ordering graphics for stories (video monitors, mug shot graphics, full screens, etc.)
-Line-produce the newscast, monitoring the timing and pacing of the show, adding breaking news.
Experience / Skills
-Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or equivalent.
-Two years’ experience producing newscasts.
-Exhibit strong broadcast writing and production skills.
-Exhibit sound news judgment and organizational skills.
-Strong aptitude for making decisions in a fast paced and high pressure environment.
-Exhibit strong leadership skills in directing individuals in achieving operational and philosophical goals of the news department.
-Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.