Supervising Producer

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

San Diego, CA


ROLE: Daily production of a quality news product as defined by the FOX 5 brand. Guiding and mentoring group of producers in accuracy, excellence in production techniques, writing, teasing, story treatment, relevance to the viewing audience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce and booth assigned newscast and shape overall coverage
  • Lead the producing team by being a point person for editorial and technical questions
  • Manage team of anchors, reporters, writers and editors to ensure production of accurate, updated and engaging news content
  • Helps implement strategies developed by upper news management team
  • Assist reporters to determine story direction, expectations, script accuracy, logistics
  • Plan future segments and book day turn newsmakers and content dictates
  • Assist Executive Producer and Assistant News Director with special projects
  • Train new writers and producers and provide positive feedback
  • Maintain strong social media presence and use it to produce and promote content
  • May fill in as Executive Producer
  • Other duties as needed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired.
  • Minimum 5 years experience as line producer in working newsroom.

REQUIREMENTS/JOB SKILLS:

  • Must be able to work well under extreme pressure and deadlines
  • Must have solid news judgment
  • Must show initiative and have ability to act decisively
  • Must interact positively and productively with others and take feedback
  • Must be a leader in a strong team environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Must be flexible with schedule, willing to work weekends, holidays and fill-in different shifts as needed
  • May produce additional cut-ins, special reports or breaking news as needed
  • Starting $31/hr commensurate with experience
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