WNEP-TV, TEGNA’s ABC affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. has an immediate opening for a full-time News Producer.
Our show producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the creative use of video, graphics, conversational writing, and innovative formats. Producers also time out and line produce newscasts in the control room.
• Produce a creative and informative newscast with emphasis on the viewers’ interests
• Coordinate writing, editing of scripts that mix video, sound, and graphics to enhance storytelling
• Coordinate and plan live shots
• Develop and oversee the production of graphics
• Work under deadlines
• Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
• Communicate with anchors, field crews and control room staff
• Contribute story ideas to the newsroom daily
• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired
• 1-2 years of news writing experience
• Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
• Must work individually as well as part of a team
• This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills
• Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year