POSITION:      Producer/ News Writer         

DATE:  04/01/2013
   
DEPARTMENT:      News   

REPORTS TO:      Assistant News Director

ROLE:  Produce a creative, non-stop newscast using all the resources that the FOX CT’s full HD studios have to offer. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Produce creative newscast determining story selection and stacking
•    Write copy for one hour newscasts and assign copy to associate producers and anchors
•    Be well informed about current events;  read newspapers, follow Twitter, Facebook and social media daily
•    Accurately time the newscast
•    Coordinate editing of stories and special projects
•    Print scripts
•    Select sound bites and video for use in news stories and on-line
•    Suggest and produce franchise reports and sweeps stories
•    Read newspapers, competitive websites and follow social media daily
•    Work with Anchors, Weather, and Sports teams
•    Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Ability to write clear, compelling broadcast copy
•    Previous experience as a broadcast news producer
•    Ability to remain calm under deadline pressure
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism required
•    Good attitude and team player

REVENUE/BUDGETARY/STAFF RESPONSIBILITY:
None

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE:
An organizational chart illustrating the reporting relationships of this position supplied upon request

EOE M/F/V/D        07/01/12 


How to apply for jobs:

Regular Mail
FOX CT & The CT
Attn: Human Resources
285 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06115


E-mail
resumes@ctnow.com


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