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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

News Producer

Publishing and Broadcasting

Producer

No

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

WJAR has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer! In this role, you will produce our top-rated weekend evening newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, Assignment Desk, and Anchors on the newscast and its content. In this position, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and develop content for our website. During the week, you will fill in on newscasts as needed, as well as produce content for all platforms.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Solid news judgment
  • Be a compelling and accurate writer
  • Be able to multitask and manage time to put together an exciting and informative newscast
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem-solving abilities are a must
  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews

Experience:

  • Must have at least some previous news-producing experience at a commercial TV station, although the right entry-level candidate may be considered
  • A journalism degree is preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace!