Posted on 05/10/12

Job Description

WVUE-TV/FOX 8 is located in New Orleans, LA has an opening for a outgoing Producer who will ensure that the content of that stations programs is understandable and clear for the viewers.

Duties include:

* Ensure entire content of each newscast, including weather and sports segments is clear, concise and easily understandable by our viewers
* Responsible for determining lineup and timing for each story or segment of newscast
* Work with director to determine best use of graphics and coordination of live shots that will complement the stories included in each newscast
* Work with anchor and reporters on story selection, writing and series pieces. Work with news team and production department for on-air promotion
* Maintain a positive work environment through active team participation
* Develop good judgment and decision making skills. Maintain ability to listen to requests and ideas, determine needs and develop realistic plans while adhering to deadlines and maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the newscast
* Pull story information and video from other news sources.
* Must be able to write copy and edit video into newscast format
* Other duties as assigned
* BA in Journalism or related field preferred
* One year experience producing in smaller market or Associate Producer in larger market
* Must be able to write clear and concise news copy and edit video to newscast format
* Must be familiar with newsroom computer systems
* Ability to read computer monitor and small printing
* Write and post stories for the web.
* Ability to handle moderate stress on a regular basis with periods of high stress and deadline pressure

No phone calls please!

Please submit your resume online or mail to:

News Director
1025 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy.
New Orleans, LA  70125