Newscast Producers work closely with assignment editors, reporters, and anchors to produce, write, edit and gather content on all WCAU platforms.
Greater Philadelphia Area
Dec 27, 2023
- Newscast Producers work closely with assignment editors, reporters, and anchors to produce, write, edit and gather content on all WCAU platforms.
- Must be able to line-produce newscasts.
- Must understand the station's mission and priorities.
- Stay on top of the latest graphic tools to visually enhance and showcase stories.
- Must be knowledgeable on daily news events, aware of past events, and understand news in the Philadelphia market.
- Producers will be responsible for the overall newscast and coverage of assigned stories on all platforms throughout the day, including but not limited to Out-of-Home, web, and broadcast.
- The incumbent is expected to be a key communicator in the newsroom, talking with each person who will participate or provide content for that newscast.
- Will collaborate with managers, digital team, and assignment desk to deliver complete local news coverage that is fair and accurate.
- Will be a key contributor for story ideas, participate in daily coverage decisions and be a leader during editorial meetings.
- Will write news scripts and edit video clips.
- Must be able to produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising credibility.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Minimum 2 years’ experience in newsgathering and/or production.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience writing, producing and desktop editing systems.
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Willingness to join AFTRA as this position may be covered by the AFTRA collective bargaining agreement
- Experience line-producing newscasts
- Experience editing content on a desktop editing system
- Ability to make priority decisions under a deadline
- Strong ability to deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms
- Team player mentality
- Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.