Nexstar Media Group’s station, KRON4, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Local News Station, seeks a Newscast Producer. This position is responsible for creating a daily newscast for an assigned time slot, using various resources such as reporters, writers, video, wire copy, and information gathered in the newsroom.
San Francisco Bay Area
This will be a full time, non-union, non-exempt position.
- Complete entire rundown at least 1 hour before the show airs
- Check logs to verify on and off times as wells as commercial break lengths
- Write all teases, preshows, cold opens
- View and approve video clips, OTS’s, camios
- Edit video for stories and teases using desktop editing system
- Be prepared for breaking news
- Talk to reporters, assignment editors, directors, associate producers directly
- Communicate clearly with control room staff and anchors
- Management reserves the discretion to add or modify job duties as required
- 3 – 5 years’ experience producing compelling newscasts in a medium to major market
- Demonstrated ability to use state of the art live and graphic technologies, digital editing systems, and to work with writers, reporters and assignment editors on story development
- College degree or equivalent in journalism/communications or broadcasting preferred
- Must be a self-starter, hard worker, have a great attitude, and be versatile and efficient