KFOX14/CBS4 Topical Writer/Producer (8816)

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KFOX/KDBC TV, in El Paso, TX, is seeking an On-Air News Promotion Topical Producer with a news mind and marketing savvy. This individual will be dedicated to executing brand, image, and topical news promotion all while demonstrating a solid ability to identify and communicate viewer benefit. The job requires that you thrive in a news environment, embrace innovations, and are comfortable being an aggressive marketing advocate for the newsroom. The candidate chosen for this position will work closely with Anchors, News Producers and Reporters to write, produce and edit strategic process driven daily topical promotion under the direct supervision of the Creative Services Director.

Required Skills:

  • Meet deadlines as directed by supervisor
  • Write, shoot, and edit in a fast-paced setting
  • Work closely with news producers and reporters to write, produce and edit strategic daily topical promotion under the direct supervision of the Creative Services Director.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Must be able to work independently and effectively under tight deadlines and be open to a flexible schedule
  • The ability to integrate news/marketing content into digital and mobile media platforms is a must
  • Be versatile, well-organized and feel comfortable in a team setting
  • Manage projects from concept to completion on a daily basis
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record

Experience:

  • Candidates must have 2-5 years of television news or promo experience
  • Experience with live television production, basic newsroom technology, and strong written is helpful
  • Non-linear editing experience (Final Cut non-linear editing experience is a must)
  • Knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 1:00pm - 10:00pm

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