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NEWSWRITER/FILL-IN PRODUCER - UNION
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NEWSWRITER/FILL-IN PRODUCER - UNION

• Intermediate Level

Summary

KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television Station in San Francisco, is seeking a full-time news writer to join our team.

Category Producers  Writers 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

  • The employee will write and edit stories for the linear TV platform, and adapt those stories and videos for KGO’s digital/streaming platforms. 
  • News writers must be skilled in non-linear editing. 
  • Candidates need to have experience as a newscast producer in a control room, as they will be first in line to fill-in as vacation relief for colleagues.
  •  Expect to contribute story ideas daily and participate actively in coverage decisions and editorial meetings. 
  • We want a self-starter and team player who can collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content on all platforms. 
  • Candidates must be active users of social media for news gathering and understand how to leverage those platforms for stories. 
  • Candidate must be organized and work well under pressure with constant deadlines. Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including overnights or weekends.
REQUIREMENTS:

Must have excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment, display strong communication skills, creativity and ethical decision-making skills. Must have medium to major market producer experience. Four-year college degree and knowledge of the Bay Area are preferred.

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum 3 years of experience.

Preferred Education
Four-year college degree and knowledge of the Bay Area are preferred.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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