WBIR, the TEGNA owned property in Knoxville is looking for a part-time Associate Producer who can write and edit news content for broadcast, online and social content. Associate producers must be able to multi-task during the news gathering hours, sharing and helping to prepare content before, during and after a newscast or digital post.
-Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
-Work as assigned by producers and executive producers to create news segments evoking emotion.
-Edit video for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
-Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
-Research for facts and credibility.
-Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
-Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.
Experience / Skills
-Excellent communication skills and computer skills.
-A degree or work towards a degree in a related field is preferred.
-Flexible availability is essential. Position involves early and late hours and includes weekends and holidays.
-Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required.
-Basic knowledge of non-linear editing.