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Specialty Producer, WPTV (Temporary)


Specialty Producer, WPTV (Temporary)

• Intermediate Level


WPTV, The E.W. Scripps Company NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach, FL, is looking for a Specialty Producer to join the team on a part time temporary basis.

Category Producers 
Location West Palm Beach, Florida Area
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date May 20, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Specialty Producer produces compelling stories for multiple platforms which may include investigative stories and special projects.

  • Research, develop, and plan investigative stories or special projects. This may include live or prerecorded newscasts/local programs and editing or repurposing existing content to enhance the end product.
  • Write and edit scripts.
  • Work closely with MMJs, and/or investigative reporters and content producers as stories are produced for multiple platforms.
  • May be responsible for tip line, emails, and responding to viewers.
  • Shoot still and moving video.
  • Edit desktop video.
  • May lead investigations, conduct interviews or be called upon for undercover field work.
  • Work with editors to utilize graphics and other tools to visually enhance storytelling.
  • May lead special projects, conduct interviews, and enterprise original story ideas.
  • May be involved in repurposing existing content to be showcased in a unique way.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years as a television news writer or producer with a background in enterprise or investigative journalism preferred.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel law.
  • Solid understanding and demonstration of multimedia file formats and strong computer skills.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws impacting operations.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in posting content to television station websites.
  • Must be a team player and adapt to developing situations quickly.
  • Must be an excellent conversational writer with solid news judgement and a positive attitude.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

Job Type Part Time  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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