CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - KCRG-TV9, the ABC affiliate covering Eastern Iowa (market 91), has an opening for a news producer. 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, storyteller 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