WFTV/WRDQ (Full Time)
Cox Media Group – Orlando, WFTV/WRDQ has an opening for a competitive and experienced morning Newscast Producer who is serious about making news producing a career.
Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne is a top-20 market with a lot of major news that regularly makes national headlines, and some of those national stories broke live during our morning newscasts.
This person excels in decision-making and debating the merits of a local news story. He or she must also be able to embrace constant change and demonstrate resilience and a positive attitude, no matter what challenges come up.
Candidates must learn and execute specific station research and branding consistently, to deliver a dynamic and unfolding newscast that holds viewers and regularly surpasses the market competition.
This person already has recent and significant experience producing live, wall-to-wall coverage of hard news events and is a commander in the control room.
Candidates must also excel in a team environment and support producing teammates, as well as solve problems on their own. He or she is comfortable working on TV, digital, and social media platforms.
– Win ratings with dynamic newscasts, using local content and creative story-telling techniques that meet our hard news brand.
– Win all breaking news stories as well as the major news-of-day stories in the market.
– Understand effective and impactful tease writing and promises of value-based coverage.
– Must be flexible with scheduling and be able to work different dayparts on occasion, as staffing and news coverage requires.
Education: Bachelor of Journalism or Communications
Experience: 2-3 years producing news in a hard news market
Location: Orlando, Florida