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Post Date:Aug 13, 2018Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:$42.9k
Location: United States - New York - Rye Brook Job Reference:
Job Description:

POSITION:       Line Producer                                                           
DEPARTMENT:   News

REPORTS TO:  Executive Producer                

LOCATION:  Rye Brook, New York

POSITION SUMMARY:    The Line Producer will produce an exceptional show by planning, selecting and writing  compelling news stories.

 KEY RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Produce news stories and segments to include story planning, selection and execution
  • Show and tell compelling news story with strong visual elements
  • Produce newscasts in a live and live-to-tape news wheel operation
  • Effectively lead and supervise others in the production process
  • Write for broadcast and internet
  • Provide story showcasing – setting up stories with video, sound etc. and coordinate with reporters the elements that can be used
  • Ability to use ENPS to line and stack daily news programs
  • Attend meetings and actively participate – bring ideas and pitch a stories
  • Prepare a postmortem on the show, prepare a solution and follow up with all players

 

DIRECT REPORT(S):  None

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  BA/BS Degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in live television, 1 year of line producing experience in a news environment. Top-10 market preferred.

 

Critical Competencies for Success:

  • Assertive and competitive.  Doesn’t like to “get beat” on a story
  • Strong news judgment and innate ability to vet tips and sniff out stories
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to generate news concepts from inception to execution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Respond quickly to changing circumstances and breaking news
  • Ability to take command of a control room
  • Desire to bring creative ideas and solutions to daily news challenges
  • A passion and good understanding of local news
  • Calm under pressure, tight deadlines and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Enterprising spirit
  • Knowledge of ENPS computer system a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of local and national news issues
  • Able to lead others toward deadlines with consistency
  • Works well under pressure & tight deadlines
  • Ability to work with news team on the execution of the news strategy and tactic
  • Handle multiple breaking news stories in a fast paced network newsroom environment
  • Positive approach and pro-active working style
  • Strong detail orientation, writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • High level of drive to inspire and lead others to meet deadlines and targeted results
  • MUST BE OPEN TO WORKING NIGHTS, OVERNIGHTS AND WEEKENDS AS A STANDARD SHIFT
  • MUST BE OPEN TO WORKING HOLIDAYS
  • MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR OVERTIME AND ABLE TO COVER BREAKING NEWS AND STORM COVERAGE

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.  Noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.




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RNN TV, Fios1 News
Rye Brook, NY
United States
Email/URL: http://www.rnntv.com/
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