Students are encouraged to apply for this position to produce weekend newscasts and gather information for news stories for WHO-TV, Channel 13 News at 9:00 on FOX17 and http://www.WHOtv.com.
PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:
- Ability to produce weekday 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
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
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. Fax information to (515) 242-3571 or e-mail to rod.peterson@WHOTV.com