Job Description: Assists news producer in putting news programs together. Responsibilities include writing news stories; directing the editing of video taped stories for broadcasts; and logging video feeds. The writer will also be expected to learn the responsibilities of the producer and fill in producing newscasts as needed. Also writes and posts content for station's website, as well as updating station social media sites.
Qualifications Necessary: College degree preferred. Prior experience in broadcast journalism. Working familiarity with ENG (Electronic News Gathering) and SNG (Satellite News Gathering) operations. Candidates may be considered with experience in another area of television news. Effective writing skills. Good organizational and communication skills. Stays informed on current affairs. Can perform duties and make decisions under deadline pressure.
Send resume, cover letter stating position desired and referral source to Human Resources, WXIN-TV, 6910 Network Place, Indianapolis, IN 46278. EOE.