News Producer, Truthfools Live

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The Producer gathers news and information for newscasts and plays an active role in deciding newscast content, how stories are presented, and where they will be placed within the newscasts. Line produces assigned newscast, and fills in on other newscasts when necessary. Line produces unscheduled news coverage as needed. Assigns and supervises associate producers. Prepares newscast rundowns. Utilizes a variety of storytelling techniques, devices and studio stage locations to showcase news content in the most compelling and appropriate manner possible. Builds graphic elements for use in the newscasts. Collaborates with production staff to execute live newscasts and to develop compelling presentations of newscast content. Discusses story angles and newscast content with news managers, reporters and assignment editors. Collaborates with the digital team to identify digital and social media content to present in the television newscasts, using production styles to maximize viewer interest in the newscast and engagement on the station’s digital platforms. Innovates non-traditional storytelling techniques.


    • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
    • Use editorial judgment to help determine content of the newscasts
    • Work with reporters and news team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts
    • Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories
    • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories.
    • Write for the web and post daily on all digital platforms including social media and attaching images and streaming video
    • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
    • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer
    • Deliver breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large
    • Collaborate with producers, reporters, and management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promotions, and teases
    • Receive assignments and evaluate leads and tips in order to develop story ideas
    • Covers news in the field to generate, produce, and deliver high profile special reports
    • Edit video for broadcasts and the web
    • Participate in community events and makes public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned
  • Truthfools is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.Truthfools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on
    the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally
    protected status.

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