A WAFF Newscast Producer is qualified, talented, and creative with deep ambition to help our #1 rated multi-platform news operation become even stronger in a very competitive news market.
Candidate must be a team player with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence, and team spirit to our newscasts and our multi-platform newsroom. Successful candidate will be a strong writer, deeply knowledgeable in story selection, and have quick and thoughtful news judgment. Must be capable of creating content from sources beyond wires and feed (ex. Social Media, Court Records, reliable online publications) and be eager to add live pictures to coverage. This is a job for an artist, who understands the science of research, ratings, and daily logistical calculations. Will have an eye for creative and engaging graphics. What you bring to the job should be a higher sense of what makes for “Great TV.”
Ideal candidate will be savvy with social media and comfortable with a multi-platform workflow. Prefer candidate who knows when to break the rules! We have guidelines about the way we want our newscasts produced, but we want producers who are thinkers and willing to challenge assumptions in order to do a story justice. This is an active severe weather market, so experience in covering severe weather situations is very important.
Qualified applicants only, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work. Pre-employment drug screen and clean MVR required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V