Newscast Producer Opening

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - KCRG-TV9, the #1 rated news station covering Eastern Iowa, has an opening for a newscast producer.

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We are looking for a producer that can take ownership of a newscast and work as part of a team to find new ways to tell compelling stories. The producer also uses the station website and social media tools to support newscasts and engage audiences.

We have all the toys a producer would want: an HD studio, monitor array, touchscreen, a drone and 6 live units. There are also opportunities to take part in special projects for live sports broadcasts and live productions with our own production truck and crew.

If you like real news and politics, this is the place for you.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Manage completion and execution of newscast
• Gather information from sources for use in newscasts
• Write copy for TV and digital platforms
• Coordinate resources to cover news and events happening locally and nationally
• Find and build video and graphical elements for use in newscasts
• Work with reporting crews on format and style of news story presentation

Requirements:

• Degree in journalism, communications or related field.
• Previous experience in a TV newsroom a plus.
• Proven skills in news judgement and news writing.
• Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 86 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KCRG:

KCRG-TV9 is the ABC affiliate based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with bureaus in Dubuque and Iowa City covering all of Eastern Iowa. We are dedicated to being a part of our community and sharing the stories of the people of Eastern Iowa. We produce 5 hours of news every day, as well as support a robust website and the largest social media audience in the market.

To learn more, visit: http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/?article=402732866&disable=ads