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Story Producer


Story Producer

• Emerging Level


As a Story Producer, you will be responsible for sourcing, researching, writing, and editing content for daily news broadcasts televised or distributed via digital/multi-platforms.

Category Digital Media  Producers  Video Editor  Writers 
Location Greater San Diego Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 27, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Gather, edit, and assemble local news content – focusing on (but not limited to) News, Weather and Traffic for broadcast and multi-platform applications.
  • Conceptualize stories with producers, reporter, and talent, critique production and writing of news stories and edit stories and related video.
  • Communicate with show producers and digital team to meet content need requirements.
  • Gather and package relevant content around key stories from a range of external sources and feeds and content types.
  • Prepare pre-pro, tease, edit and archive tapes.
  • Write text articles, publish video clips and edit image galleries according to the local editorial “voice”.
  • Program key related index pages for editorial impact, audience appeal and timeliness.
  • Execute all publishing workflows for video, images and text including publishing to social media platforms.
  • Enforce editorial style guides, standards and practices.
  • Help maintain video archive system.
• Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news.
• At least 1 year prior news editing experience in a professional medium to large sized broadcast market or digital environment or equivalent.
• Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
• Ability to write succinctly and with flair.
• Ability to react to breaking news, updating the news as stories evolve and writing intros and leads to video online content.
• Ability to work in a team and across all departments and locations, ensuring that news as published is 100% accurate without typos or errors.
• Flexible, with a willingness to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation.
• Experience of working in content management systems required.
• Bachelor’s degree.
• Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelines.

Additional Requirements:

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through the site
• Must be willing to work in San Diego
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must have ability to work any of a 24x7 shift
• Must accept Solutions, NBCUniversal’s Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics:

• Knowledge of San Diego city and regions and it’s political and social personalities.
• Proficient with Dalet/Galaxy or similar non-linear digital editing platform.
• Knowledge of Video on Demand Server (VOD).
• Perform basics of photojournalism.
• Experience with Clickability, Social Flow, Stratus systems a plus.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal preferred

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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