News Producer Primary

at Gray Media Group Inc dba KXII TV in Sherman, Texas, United States

Job Description

KXII-TV News 12 is seeking a news producer for our Sherman newsroom to produce and edit our top-rated local newscasts. This is a full-time, behind-the-scenes position working directly under the news director and anchors. You'll learn the ropes from an experienced, award-winning news team, and you’ll help put together the market’s top-rated newscasts.

General responsibilities include:

-Producing and editing local newscasts

 ˑStrong news writing skills (broadcast and digital)

 ˑStrong video editing skills

 ˑCoordinating with reporters in the field and on live shots

ˑOperating the teleprompter

 ˑPosting news stories online

 ˑUpdating station's social media platforms

 ˑAnswering news tip hotline

 ˑMonitoring police scanner traffic

 ˑParticipate in story selection process through meetings, and contribute story ideas daily ˑDemonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others to present the story in the best way ˑWork evenings, weekends and holidays as needed

 ˑPerform other duties as assigned

Qualifications are the ability to write clear, concise and accurate broadcast copy

 ˑKnowledge of AP style ˑStrong English language and spelling & grammar skills

 ˑCompetent video editor with knowledge of non-linear program(s) such as FinalCut, Premiere, Edius, etc.

 ˑAble to work independently

 ˑFlexibility in scheduling to respond to the changing news landscape

 ˑA degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience, is preferred ˑSocial media savvy ˑAble to work as part of a team to achieve success


KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.  To apply click on the link below:


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Job Posting: 2875389

Posted On: Oct 02, 2023

Updated On: Dec 20, 2023

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