MORNING NEWS PRODUCER

Morning News Producer

Number One Rated KNOE 8 News, Your Breaking News & Weather Authority, Monroe, LA seeks a News Producer for its award winning morning newscasts. In 2016, KNOE was recognized by the Associated Press as Best in the Region for both Louisiana and Mississippi in all market sizes. Our morning newscasts are among the highest rated newscasts in the nation.

Candidates must have professional newscast producing experience and a related degree. We seek a creative producer who will focus his or her efforts on infusing the newscasts with new content and relevance. The successful candidate must have a passion for producing, strong editorial judgment, excellent writing skills and a strong command of social media and its use in promoting news. Successful applicants will have a desire to build a career in newsroom management. Experience with ENPS is desired.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Strong initiative and persistent attention to detail is required
• Be able to write clearly and accurately great grammar
• Produces newscasts including stacking, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, making maps, coordinating live shots with directors, production staff, reporters & photographers
• Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
• Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community
• Ability to work with limited supervision is a must
• Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills
• Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a collaborative manner with co-workers, supervisors, and viewers
• Ability to keep up with national and local news/weather is required
• Ability to enterprise local hard-news stories is required
• Computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS), Microsoft applications and Internet use
• Edit video and audio on industry standard equipment (Edius experience is a plus)

Requirements:
• College degree in journalism or related field required or equivalent professional experience
• 1 year of local television news experience or equivalent
• Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable
• Drug screening required for employment

Rush a link of a newscast you produced, resume and references to:

Brad Ginsberg, KNOE News Director
brad.ginsberg@knoe.com

KNOE Address:
1400 Oliver Road
Monroe, LA 71201

Apply online at www.gray.tv and click on careers. KNOE/Gray TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.