FOX West Texas in San Angelo/Abilene has an immediate opening for a news producer.
Candidates must be curious, creative and collaborate in the newsroom with a strong editorial voice. Our show producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the use of video, graphics, and conversational writing.
The ideal candidate will share ideas for daily local content while maintaining attention to detail. This producer must be able to write concisely and execute the goals of each newscast, while also meeting tight deadlines.
• Create, write, and edit content for newscasts.
• Work with other show producers, on-air talent, and news management, to create new content and showcase content in unique ways.
• Work with the digital team to highlight digital content on-air, making sure this content is being properly showcased inside all newscasts.
• Look for opportunities to create original content.
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field
• Must be creative and a forward-thinker and have excellent news judgment.
• Candidate should be able to write compelling copy that is clear and concise and come to work every day with a vision for his/her newscast.
Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
• Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Knowledge of ENPS (scripting) and Adobe Premiere (editing) a plus
• Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
Work Environment: Office
Physical Demands: Light work
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%