Company: WJRT, Inc.
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Station: WJRT Dept: News Location: Flint
Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical
or religious accommodations or other applicable law).
For more than 60 years, ABC12 has been part of the Mid-Michigan
community. Being called a leader in the industry is a
responsibility and commitment we take seriously.
Providing breaking news of the day and keeping our viewers informed
before, during and after severe weather is our commitment day in
and day out. Reaching beyond the traditional news of the day, ABC12
is humbled to be the media partner for several events throughout
the year benefiting the community we call home.
If you are looking for a place to begin your career, find an
opportunity to make a change or challenge your skills, the award
winning team of ABC12 could be the perfect home for you too.
Are you a show crafter, who uses every tool in the tool chest to
develop a fast-paced, informative, and focused newscast? Do you
strive on making each newscast better than the last? Do you thrive
on throwing everything out to cover the big story of the day or
breaking news? If so, we want to talk to you!
WJRT is looking for an experienced Producer. Candidate must be
highly creative with quick and concise decision-making abilities;
possess a track record of strong news judgment and a winning
competitive attitude; unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical
standards a must.
Must have the ability to act professionally and maintain control in
a fast pace, high pressure environment; be accustomed to changing
gears on constant breaking news, updating news, and continued
coverage for our viewers.
--- Create newscasts, select, research, write content for live
--- Communicating, coordinating, and executing creative vision with
team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors,
and production staff.
--- Build news content in unique and compelling ways using the many
tools and technology available
--- Working knowledge of current events and community issues
--- Enhance content with graphics, video research, and station
--- Oversee all aspects of content and presentation of
--- Ability to write, re-write, edit and post to website as well as
--- Producer will be expected to update digital and social
platforms as needed.
--- Work closely with the news team for accurate and interesting
news information on all platforms
--- The News Producer will oversee content quality and accuracy for
--- Grow the stations' social and digital footprint, especially
within key demographics
--- Passion for production & storytelling, combined with an
unwavering commitment to journalistic ethics and standards
--- Willingness to grow by taking direction and excel as a team
--- Communicate effectively and efficiently with anchors, field
crews and technical staff
--- Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
--- Generate story ideas and collaborate with news staff on
promotable story ideas
--- Assist producers in formatting other newscasts
--- Ability to edit video
--- Perform other duties as assigned
Two years prior news producing experience and strong editorial
--- Possess a bachelor's degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, or a
--- High level of communication skills both written and verbal
along with excellent judgement
--- Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under
--- Must possess exceptional organizational and writing skills
--- Knowledge of web-based publishing
--- Mindful of deadlines
--- Ability to lead and make split second decisions based upon
knowledge of directives
--- Must be self-motivated, ability to multi-task, and excel under
intense deadlines pressure in a rapidly changing environment
--- Experience with ENPS a plus
--- Must know how to edit
--- Excellent writing, spelling, grammar, and copy-editing
--- Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and
--- An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand
--- Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all
resources and elements.
--- Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.
--- Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights,
weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available
during breaking news.
--- Must be willing to reside in the DMA
THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION
This shift is currently for Producer. This is a 24/7 operation and
may require working overnights and/or weekends, as well as
The hours, shifts, responsibilities are flexible and are subject to
change at the News Director's discretion.
Involvement in station initiatives and station events are
necessary. This is a full time position offering competitive
salaries with a competitive benefit package that includes
medical/dental/vision plans as well as a 401k plan.
Pre-employment and random drug testing, successful completion of
pre-employment background check, and MVR check are conditions of
employment. You must possess a valid driver's license had have a
good driving record.
If offered a position, you must produce legally required
documentation demonstrating your eligibility to work in the United
States before you can begin employment.
This position requires you to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19
(subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other
Please apply by sending resume and cover letter to:
WJRT provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees
and applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In
addition to federal law requirements, WJRT complies with applicable
state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in
every location in which the company has facilities. This policy
applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including
recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff,
recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
WJRT expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on
race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, national origin, age, genetic information,
disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the
ability of WJRT's employees to perform their job duties may result
in discipline up to and including discharge.
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