News Producer

Raycom Media Huntsville, AL
Job Overview

Candidate must be a team player with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence, and team spirit to our newscasts and our multi-platform newsroom. Successful candidate will be a strong writer, deeply knowledgeable in story selection, and have quick and thoughtful news judgment. Must be capable of creating content from sources beyond wires and feed (ex. Social Media, Court Records, reliable online publications) and be eager to add live pictures to coverage. Must be effective in communicating plans and changes with managers, anchors, reporters, and production team to ensure your vision is executed on the air. Producer will have strong working relationship with director.

This is a job for an artist, who understands the science of research, ratings, and daily logistical calculations and at the same time have an eye for creative and engaging video, graphics, and sound. Also, this is an active severe weather market, so experience in covering severe weather situations is critical. Candidate must be able to communicate in a calm and reassuring manner during very stressful situations.

Finally, candidate must be able to work long hours covering breaking news on the air, online, and on our 48 News & Weather Apps, including holidays and weekends. Also, candidate must have and maintain a valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Pre-employment drug screen and MVR check required.

Please apply online and attach resume with cover letter and link to your most recent work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/V/D/V

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