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Part-Time Producer

Our news department is looking for a journalist to join our morning show team. If you have a “can-do” team approach, enjoy breaking news and you possess good news judgment, our team is looking for you!

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                       

  • Conceptualize a newscast and deliver the news in a dynamic presentation, marketing the highlights of the newscast in powerful previews that entice viewers to watch your work!
  • Beat everyone in town not just on the air, but on the web!
  • Pitch in on the demanding and ordinary work that goes on in a newsroom where everyone is asked to give their best effort.

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Must know what it takes to build a competitive, winning, and watchable, habit-forming newscast. This is an entry level producing job, but the skill to build a winner is the key! You must demonstrate a keen sense of news judgment, the ability to write well with clarity, and the willingness to learn the tools of becoming a better producer. You must juggle the fast-paced changes that occur in real time, whether you are in the newsroom preparing for your newscast or in the control room producing a live broadcast. A positive, “can-do” approach is required; complainers without solutions will probably be sent to our competition!

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Dexterity to operate a keyboard, computer, editing equipment and other such equipment.  Communication skills used in office setting to produce news.  Vision to review and approve news scripts, view news, etc. 

 

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL CONTACTS                                                   EXTERNAL CONTACTS

News Staff

Operations Staff

Sales Staff

Engineering Staff                                                                    General Public

Creative Services Staff

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:

Send a resume to Alan Baker, News Director, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois  61265-6061 or e-mail at alan.baker@wqad.com.

 

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 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.

 

 

WQAD, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Details:

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Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

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  • Consistently inserting our organization’s objectives and a proactive narrative about gun violence prevention into national influencers’ online conversations through social media campaigns and earned media.

State Legislative Communications Role - Everytown for Gun Safety

Do you want to shut down the gun lobby’s attempts to dismantle gun laws in state legislatures across the country?  Are you mad as hell that, for the last generation, the gun lobby has had the field to themselves in many statehouses and because of that, our country suffers from a patchwork of gun laws that contribute to our nation’s gun violence crisis?  Do you want to be part of the new organization working to turn the tables on the gun lobby in statehouses – beating back their extremist agenda and advancing safer gun laws in legislatures across the country?

Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention advocacy organization in the country, is seeking a passionate, dedicated communications professional to join our team in a mid-level role with an emphasis on state legislative campaigns.  With Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, we are the counterweight to the gun lobby.  Our 50 state chapters are focused on pushing safer gun laws and shutting down the NRA’s extremist agenda in state legislatures across the country.

The Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication - WGBH Boston

WGBH and the Rita Allen Foundation are partnering to create the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication that will provide a year's support for one fellow to study the field of science media, experiment with media formats, and work to expand science literacy among the public.  The fellow will have an office at WGBH Boston, one of the pre-eminent science media producers in the US and home to the flagship public media science series NOVA. 

Executive Producer of Television - WGBH News, Boston

Position Overview:

We are searching for a creative, dynamic news leader who wants to demonstrate the results of their years of television production experience.

WGBH News is looking for an Executive Producer of Television for local news, reporting to the News Director.

The EP of Television will be an experienced television producer who can manage all facets of the daily production of Greater Boston, the weekly show Beat the Press and oversee the production of Open Studio and Basic Black.

This person must be a leader with a vision for rethinking local news. We want someone who possesses the ability to dig deeper, go beyond the headlines, contextualize the information and turn that into great television.

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Details:

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News Production Assistant - WCIV - Charleston, SC

Details:

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