Raycom Media

  • News Producer

    ID
    2018-8616
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    News/Production
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Days
    Varies
    Work Hours
    Varies
  • Job Overview

    KHNL/Hawaii News Now, the #1 multi-media news organization in Honolulu, an NBC & CBS affiliate has an immediate opening for a highly creative and highly motivated newscast producer. This position requires an aggressive decision-maker on coverage, content, show direction, graphics and multi-platform journalism, while maintaining brand dominance. Must be able to line produce, write compelling news stories and work well under pressure & tight deadlines. Previous producing experience and strong showcasing skills are also critical needs. A minimum of 3 years of producing experience & familiarity with ENPS are preferred.

     Example of Duties Performed:

     

    1. Plan, structure, write and edit newscasts, or other news programming or material including but not limited to multi media properties.
    2. Produce and edit editorial content directly to website.
    3. Work with reporters to conceptualize, coordinate and approve story packages to conform to station policies, practices and procedures.
    4. Work with Assignment Editors and newsroom manager to assign stories and monitor story coverage.
    5. Perform other duties as needed and directed by News Management.

     Requirements:

     Education: Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field.

    1. Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience as a television news producer in mid to large market.
    2. Skills/Abilities: Must work well in stressful situations. Meeting pressure of daily deadlines. Must be self-motivated and adaptable to changing schedules. Excellent writing, spelling and typing skills required. Must have good creative and editorial judgment. Mastery of journalistic ethics and libel laws. Must work well with news personnel, and other station employees and the general public. Must be available for shift changes, nights, weekends and/or holidays and possible overtime hours.

     

    Hawaii News Now was selected as one of Hawaii's Best Places to Work for the fourth in a row by its employees and Hawaii Business Magazine (2015-2018).  We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience. 

    Please apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com and attach your cover letter with resume, and links to your work.  Drug screen required.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V.

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