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CBS AUSTIN has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our morning newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our website.
- Solid news judgment
- Be a compelling and accurate writer
- Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
- Must also have strong leadership skills
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
- Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must
- Should also be proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews
- Must have at least 1-2 years of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station
- A journalism degree is preferred
When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to:
CBS AUSTINAttn: News Director10700 Metric BlvdAustin, TX 78758
Please, no phone calls.
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