WHO-TV Weekend Newscast Producer–part time

LOCATION: WHO-HD Des Moines, IA                POSTING DATE: 8/12/2014- 8/26/2014

POSITION: Part-time Newscast Producer                         REPORTS TO: News Director  

PURPOSE/REASON FOR THE POSITION: Produce weekend newscasts and gather information for news stories for Channel 13 News at 9:00 on FOX17.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:

  • Ability to produce weekend newscasts.
  • Ability to write television news stories.
  • Ability to read newspaper and wire service information.
  • Ability to handle live breaking news.
  • Ability to handle deadline pressure.
  • Ability to give directions to anchors, reporters, photographers and directors.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Valid drivers license

Computer literate

2 years television newsroom experience

2 years news producing experience preferred

4-year college degree preferred

Work under extreme pressure, deadlines and adverse weather conditions.

Desk work, walking and standing

 

RELATIONSHIPS:                                       

Internal Contacts:                                                                External Contacts:

All station personnel                                                                General public   

 

STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

 

If you are interested, apply in writing to: Rod Peterson News Director, WHO-TV 1801 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309.

e-mail to rod.peterson@WHOTV.com

 

 

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