Part-Time Producer

Employer WISN TV, ABC affiliate
Location Milwaukee, WI
Type Part time
Apply by Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!
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Posted on November 3, 2021


WISN TV, the Hearst Television ABC affiliate in Milwaukee, has an opening for a highly skilled, ambitious, hardworking Part-Time Producer to work in our newsroom. The qualified candidate will be involved in all aspects of producing a newscast. This will include writing stories, creating graphics, researching information and using video. Producers also assist in making phone calls to gather information about stories. In addition to writing for our broadcasts, our producers are also assigned to write/post stories daily to our website and social media sites. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, writing and tape editing skills. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to get his or her foot in the door and get started in a career in journalism.

Job Responsibilities:
• Write copy for daily newscasts and edit videos.
• Assist reporters with research.
• Communicate effectively with assignment editors, producers, reporters, photographers, editors, production staff and news managers
• Have an understanding of social media and be able to produce content on our digital platforms.
• Researching and writing stories for television and digital platforms.
• Making follow up calls and beat calls
• In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:
• Previous on-air producing experience preferred
• Military on-air producing experience will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:
• Familiarity with social media.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to remain calm under pressure.
• Ability to work on deadlines.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Knowledge of ENPS is a plus.

• Working towards Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in communications or journalism or equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) preferred.
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered

Additional Requirements
As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!