Part Time News Producer

WSAZ is looking for a part-time producer who can take ownership of a newscast and make it unique and memorable for our viewers and digital platform consumers

We want someone who can thrive in a fast-paced, highly competitive work environment. This person must be an excellent writer, possess strong leadership and organizational skills and be able to perform well under pressure.

The ideal candidate develops and enterprises stories daily and communicates well with co-workers and the community. The candidate will also be required to coordinate field anchoring opportunities as well as live coverage of special events, run the assignment desk and post content to WSAZ's digital platforms.
 
DUTIES INCLUDE:
* Must meet deadlines.
* Required to write copy and edit video into newscast and web formats.
* Ensure content of each newscast is clear, concise and easily understandable by our viewers.
* Responsible for determining story lineup and timing for each story or segment of newscast.
* Work with anchors and reporters on story selection, writing and enterprise pieces.
* Work with news team and production department for on-air promotion.
* Must be able to develop and enterprise compelling stories that interest our viewers.
* Present information on WSAZ.com immediately and as updates become available.
* Work with Technical Media Producers (TMP's) to determine best use of graphics and coordination of live shots that will complement the stories included in each newscast.
* Maintain a positive work environment through active team participation.
* Develop good judgment and decision making skills by staying heavily involved in the daily news product.
* Maintain ability to listen to requests and ideas, determine needs and develop realistic plans.
* Participate in future planning.

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
* BA in Journalism or related field preferred.
* Must possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
* Must be able to work flexible days and hours.
* Ability to handle moderate to high stress and deadline pressure.
* Two years experience preferred.

Send reel and resume to:
Dan Fabrizio
News Director
WSAZ TV
645 5TH Ave.
Huntington, WV 25701

Email: dan.fabrizio@wsaz.com
No phone calls please.

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