Associate Producer

Job Title:  Associate Producer

Station:  WTKR TV3   Norfolk, VA

Reports To:  News Director, Executive Producer

Purpose/reason for this Position:

The primary focus of the Associate Producer is to assist in the production, writing and gathering of information and graphics for clients and/or newscasts under the direction of producer, executive producer, assistant new director or news director.

Core Job Functions:

  • Enterprise and research stories on a daily basis
  • Assist newscast producers with choosing newscast content, writing stories and selecting appropriate graphics
  • Build upon skill level to learn branding and showcasing techniques; fill in, as needed, as newscast producer
  • Coordinate content of assigned cut-ins, serving as main writer
  • Produce special reports and sweeps stories as assigned
  • Rip newscast scripts and roll teleprompter
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have a working knowledge of what constitutes broadcast news, as well as understanding of a daily news operation.
  • Ability to type, use editing equipment, knowledge of internet, use computers
  • Must have extensive knowledge of the English language and be able to write clear, accurate news reports.
  • Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one).

Education Requirements:

A degree is preferred and/or two years WORK experience.

Physical Requirements:

Dexterity to operate computer and other such equipment.  Communications skills used in office setting.

Interested candidates must apply at www.wtkr.com or www.tribunemedia.com.

WTKR WGNT TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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