WCBI is looking for its next WCBI News Sunrise part-time producer.
We need a motivated and aggressive producer who is looking for fresh content and overnight breaking news.
This person will be responsible for news content from 4:30 AM until 8 AM. We want a producer who will look for content that will engage our viewers, react quickly to breaking news, and be prepared to post news on our digital platforms.
In the WCBI-TV market, you will experience high-impact weather events and sports coverage that could lead your newscast. We want someone that is creative and will not give viewers a repeat newscast from the night before.
This person will also have a meticulous eye for small details within the newscast.
- Responsible for the content, overall production, craft the rundown, while managing the show in the control room.
- Working closely with all members of the news team.
- Produce news content for all station distribution platforms – broadcast and digital.
- Ensure breaking news information is on-air as quickly as possible.
- Edit video, work a flexible schedule, be able to work under heavy deadlines, make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
- BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background.
- Flexibility with respect to scheduling.
- Knowledge and understanding of Adobe Premiere Pro, ENPS, and media platforms for broadcast and digital.
- Demonstrates news judgment and journalistic integrity.
- Acts as a team player in a stressful job.
If you feel that you meet the requirements of our ideal candidate and you are ready to make your mark, please rush your demo link, resume, and references to News Director Joey Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WCBI-TV (COLUMBUS, MS)