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News Producer

News Producer

• Intermediate Level


WKYC in Cleveland is seeking an experienced, energetic News Producer to join our newsroom.

Category Producers 
Location Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Dec 31, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

If you like to produce fast-paced, creative newscasts and enjoy working in a team environment, we want to hear from you. You must love where our business is headed and be aggressive at participating on all platforms.


•  Encourage innovation and risk-taking in crafting great newscasts through evoking emotion and showcasing
•  Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platform
•  Develop content through social listening and independent sources
•  Be a top-notch communicator
•  Work collaboratively with other producers and staff members
•  Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content
•  Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner
•  Write and post on all digital platforms including social media
•  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
•  Be able to handle assignment desk duties including phone news gathering, crew coordination and other duties as assigned
•  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer


•  BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
•  3-5 years of experience preferred
•  Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
•  Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
•  Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
•  Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
•  Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
•  Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
•  Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Light work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening
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