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12 News- KPNX, the TEGNA-owed NBC affiliate in Phoenix, AZ is looking for a motivated, innovative Producer to oversee the creation and management of engaging, compelling content in the fifth largest city in the country.

Category Producers 
Location Phoenix, Arizona Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 22, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

A successful Producer candidate will foster a strong sense of purpose to continuing 12 News’ commitment to serving our community.

This person needs to be a skilled communicator and understand how to multi-task in a deadline-driven, major market newsroom. This is NOT an entry-level position. We are looking for a curious, energetic Producer who can juggle several projects at one time, liaising with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

  • Write, stack, edit, and line produce a daily newscast for broadcast and streaming
  • Help produce breaking news content and special projects
  • Craft, build, mold, visualize, conceptualize the lead story, deep dive content, and specialized material
  • Use creative production techniques like graphics, editing and new forms of media to enhance stories
  • Work directly with Executive Producer & other management to consistently build a high-quality newscast and plan for upcoming events
  • Use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.
  • Write in a conversational, accurate and creative way
  • Identify daily opportunities to have content get noticed and grow audience
  • Develop fresh ideas through social listening and relationship building
Job Requirements:
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in large or medium market
  • Exceptional news judgment
  • Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
  • Proven track record of skill and leadership
  • 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
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays as needed
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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