News Producer

KSAT12 News is looking for a dynamic newscast producer to join our top-rated news team.

Qualified candidates will have a strong background in breaking news and weather, and solid editorial judgment that translates across all our media platforms. The newscast and multimedia producer will be a self-starter committed to producing quality newscasts that show accuracy, creativity and attention to detail, as well as the ability to write actively for a developing newscast, all while meeting tight deadlines. No “time fillers” wanted; only producers who are eager to use all the resources at their disposal to produce compelling newscasts and multimedia content.

Responsibilities:

Oversee the complete preparation of the newscast, including story development, writing for our on-air product, creating graphics for the newscast;

Work in tandem with the Newsroom Managers, other newscast Producers, Reporters, Assignments Editors, Anchors, Video News Editors and Production Staff;

Maintain editorial direction set by the News Director, including the use of production values while maintaining high journalistic standards;

Coordinate, manage and effectively time the newscast in the control room while remaining calm under pressure;

Listen to scanners, make news judgements and send crews to cover spot news;

Produce breaking news/breaking weather cut-ins as needed;

Produce content for our website (KSAT.com) and our social media platforms as needed.

Qualifications:

Working knowledge of contemporary television production techniques;

Knowledge of ENPS a plus;

Demonstrated ability to write, produce and oversee editing;

Excellent interpersonal, communication and time-management skills;

Ability to remain calm under pressure, while working in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines;

A minimum of 2 years newscast producing experience;

College degree preferred, in Journalism and/or Communications;

Willingness to work flexible schedules, that could include mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. 

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

Mail resumes and tapes to:

Bernice Kearney, News Director
1408 North St. Mary's

San Antonio, Texas 78215

bkearney@ksat.com

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.
 

 

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