KSAT12 NEWS, the Graham Media Group owned ABC affiliate station in San Antonio, TX is looking for a Producer Trainee to join their News Team. We are looking for someone who wants to be a newscast producer, who’s ready to learn from some of the best line producers in the business. This Producer-In-Training will work directly with our Executive Producers to develop producing skills, as well as with our team of newscast producers to learn all aspects of putting together a KSAT QUALITY newscast. This includes writing stories, developing tease strategies and learning to write effective news teases, producing graphics for the newscasts and writing and posting social media updates and online content for all of our digital platforms
What we are looking for:
- A team player, who’s aggressive, ready to ask questions, accepts constructive feedback and learns from mistakes;
- Be an active, enthusiastic participant in editorial discussions, and contribute ideas and stories to the daily cross-platform news effort;
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include nights, overnights, weekends and holidays;
- Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment, remain calm under pressure and manage deadlines.
- College degree in journalism or communications is preferred;
- Computer literacy is a must; familiarity with newsroom computer systems a plus;
- Have an established portfolio of newscast writing, from past internships or college television stations;
- An understanding of the importance of social media in crowd-sourcing, story development and story follow-through
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.
Send resumes to: Bernice Kearney, News Director firstname.lastname@example.org
1408 N St Mary's
San Antonio, TX 78215
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