11 days old
2018-08-062018-09-12

The producer must be able to take charge of a newscast, make strong news decisions and be able to coordinate many live shots and handle breaking news like a pro. They must have a good understanding of social media and be able to incorporate it into the daily newscast in many different ways.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
·       Produce assigned newscast, ensuring continuity of KIRO News coverage by coordination with other show producers, the assignment desk, and web team.
·       Keep newscast fresh and updated by working in developing stories and aggressively covering spot news as day progresses.
·       Keep clear communication with editors, writers, field crews, graphics, web team, assignment desk and anchors.
·       Coordinate live shots.
·       Write strong copy for TV and web if necessary.
·       Take show to booth.
·       Call in remotes and give instructions to director.
·       Have a good understanding of social media and incorporate it into the daily newscast.

Qualifications


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • BA Degree in Journalism, Communications, or other field or study preferred.
  • 2 or more years of newsroom experience is required.
  •  Must understand and be able to execute on evolving digital platforms
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide-range of working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects.
  • Must be able to understand research and execute on the findings
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Expected to work under deadline constraints and meet precise deadlines (including self-imposed deadlines).
  • Routine interruptions and unforeseen assignments are to be expected.




About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.  Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.   Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-WA-Seattle-2807 3rd Ave

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Evening Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Categories

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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