Local News Producer

Full-time Position, Available on: 2024-01-01

WGAL News 8, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate located in the Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, PA market, is looking for a strong, take-charge News Producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. You have creative vision and have experience making decisions and communicating the plan. You know how to win the big story, own breaking news and display important weather information. You must be fast and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros. You will know how to use digital/social media to find great stories as well as to contribute to all platforms. Accuracy is job one! You will report to the News Director.

Job Responsibilities:

Select, research, and write content for live newscasts to further the “Coverage You Can Count On” brand of WGAL News 8
Work with and guide reporters and photographers to develop visual stories in assigned newscasts
Coordinate creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, digital producers, and production staff
Contributing content to our station’s digital and social platforms on a regular basis


Previous producing experience and newsroom experience
Experience with ENPS preferred
Have writing and copy-editing skills
Coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously
Experience summarizing complex information into comprehensive segments
Creative presentation style and ability to showcase all resources and elements
Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news
Related military experience will be considered
Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

Medical | Dental | Vision
401(k) matching
Emotional Wellness Support
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
LGBTQ+ Health Services
Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

Company: WGAL-TV

1300 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17603, US

Contact: Human Resources
(212) 887-6800