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News Producer – WMC-TV5

WmctvOpen Position – News Producer (#2018-9061)
Job Overview
WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced news producer to join our award-winning news team.
Job Duties
  • Responsible for the content and overall production of the local newscast
  • Oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news team
  • Stack the rundown and manage the on-air broadcast from the control room
  • Contribute story ideas for the newscast
  • Produce news content for all station distribution platforms – broadcast, digital, mobile
  • Oversee and schedule local interview content for the newscast
  • Copy-edit reporter scripts as well as all newscast copy
  • Work with the assignment desk and reporters to produce local content in advance for the newscast
  • Must work a flexible schedule when needed to cover other shifts and breaking news
  • Field produce stories for the on-air newscast and other news content platforms
  • Work cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines.
  • Ensure accuracy of and update information for the on-air news ticker/crawl system

Basic Qualifications
  • 2 years of experience as a producer in a top 125 market
  • BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background
  • Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts
  • Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN

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