Producer

Full-time Position, Available on: 2022-05-05

WGAL-TV, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate located in the Lancaster-Lebanon-Harrisburg-York, PA market, has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, can make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We look for good news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates should have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Strong candidates should be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Job Responsibilities:

Selecting, researching, and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers.
Work with a team on stories and guiding reporters in story production.
Communicating, coordinating, and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff.

Experience Requirements:

Producing experience preferred.
Creative presentation style.
Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses.
Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

Excellent writing, spelling, grammar, and copy-editing skills.
Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.
An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components.
Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements.
Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.
Available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends, and overnights, and flexibility with schedule to be available during breaking news.

Education:

College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred.
Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Company: WGAL TV

1300 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17603, US

Contact: Hearst Careers
htv.careers@hearst.com
(515) 247-8888