News Producer

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KRGV Channel 5 News is looking for a News Producer.

Job Description

Producer must be able to originate and develop story ideas and concept. Research, write and produce stories for air. Responsible for story placement, teases, graphics, writing, timing and all other editorial and production elements. Coordinate graphic production for the newscast. Contribute story ideas and participate actively in coverage decisions of special news programs and performs other duties as needed and directed by News Management. Bilingual in Spanish is helpful. 

Regular weekly or ongoing duties include plan, structure, write and edit newscasts including but not limited to multimedia properties. Work with assignment editors and newsroom managers to assign stories and monitor story coverage. 

Qualifications

*BA/BS preferred in Journalism/Mass Communications or equivalent experience.

*At least one-year newsroom work experience.

*Must be PC proficient 

*Candidates must possess strong communication and organizational skills.

 

KRGV (ABC) is located in the warm and beautiful Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. (Harlingen - Weslaco - Brownsville - McAllen, Texas, DMA #84). Privately owned by the Manship family since 1964, KRGV offers its employees excellent benefits and use of state-of-the-art technologies.  Channel 5 News is a hard news brand that drives market-leading ratings in a fast growing area with the significant breaking news. 

KRGV-TV does not discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The Federal Communications Commission specifically prohibits discriminatory employment practices.

Informing you and your organization of the above employment opportunity is an affirmative action on our part to actively seek qualified minorities and women for our staff vacancies.  Through your assistance, we want to ensure that our employment opportunities are made known to members of minority groups and to women.

If you know of any person(s) who might be qualified for the above vacancy, please email a cover letter and resume to tammy@krgv.com

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