Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

Newscast Producer

TV - News

WSAW-TV, the CBS Affiliate in Wausau, WI is searching for a content-driven producer to join our award-winning news team. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our 6:00 and 10:00 evening newscasts. That includes determining the content and flow of newscasts, working with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and developing content for our website. The ideal candidate will be a newsroom leader with excellent news judgment. We are looking for someone who embraces new technology and has the ability to work in a multi-platform environment, including social media and wsaw.com. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:  

-Produce a creative and informative newscast with emphasis on the viewers’ interests 

-Coordinate the writing and editing of scripts that incorporate video, natural sound, and graphics to enhance storytelling 

-Coordinate and plan live shots 

-Time the newscast in the control room -

Adapt to breaking news and developing stories 

-Communicate with anchors, field crews, and control room staff 

The ideal candidate would possess the following skills:  

-Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or a related field is desired 

-Strong writing skills, using correct grammar 

-Must be able to work well under deadline pressure 

-Must be professional and courteous with the public, answer phones, and greeting guests who are booked to appear on air 

-Must work individually as well as part of a team 

-Must have a strong understanding of journalistic ethics 

-Must have strong organizational skills 

-Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year 

-Familiarity with ENPS, Grass Valley Edius, Photoshop and Arc Publishing preferred

Apply online: https://gray.tv/careers

Additional Info

Station/Company Name : WSAW/WZAW-TV

Contact Name : Bridget Fargen

Contact Email : bridget.fargen@wsaw.com

Location : Wausau, Wisconsin

Application Information : Apply online: https://gray.tv/careers

Expiration Date : 7/12/2021

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