Associate News Producer/Web Editor

Associate News Producer/Web Editor

Date of Opening:
2014-07-31

Date Posting Expires:
2014-08-15

Company:
PNS - KSAT-TV 12

FT/PT:
Full Time

Location of Position:
1408 North St. Mary''s
San Antonio, Texas

General Position Description:
KSAT12 News is seeking a motivated Producer/Web Editor to join our news team. Qualified candidates will have strong multi-media skills, including writing for on-air, online and on social media platforms. The AP/Web Editor will be a self-starter who is committed to accuracy, creativity and attention to detail, all while working with a sense of urgency and meeting tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have a solid foundation in multi-media journalism, with a commitment to developing new skills from the other members of the television, online and social media teams.

Responsibilities:
Assist producer with news gathering for broadcast, online and social media platforms, including story development, writing for our on-air product, creating graphics for the newscast;
Stay on top of current events: local, state, national and world; combined with a working knowledge of people, places and events in history;
Contribute quality ideas and stories to the daily news effort on air, on KSAT.com and on our social media platforms;
Copy-edit stories written by the station staff;
Gather and compile content from station news gathering, including stories, videos and pictures to populate the station website;
Work closely with Producers, Assignment Desk Personnel and news managers;
Other duties as assigned.
Fill in producing morning newscasts as needed;
Maintain awareness of new forms of communications with an eye toward implementing them on newscasts, KSAT.com and other media platforms.

Qualifications:
Minimum of one year experience working for a television news station, daily newspaper or in an online news environment preferred;
Knowledge of AP style, social media tools, image-editing software a plus;
Strong writing skills, sound editorial judgment and highly developed digital skills;
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
Must have excellent people skills, communication skills and possess a positive attitude;
Ability to juggle numerous projects at once in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines and changing priorities;
Must be able to work flexible hours, including mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.
College degree in journalism or related field preferred.

Comments:
KSAT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, KSAT will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.

EOE/DRUG-FREE

 

 

Contact Information:

Name or Department:
Bernice Kearney

Address:
1408 North St. Mary''s San Antonio, Texas 78215

Email:
bkearney@ksat.com

Telephone:
210-351-1200

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