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Producer - Spectrum News Buffalo

Post Date:Oct 08, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:ASAPSalary:
Location: United States - New York - Buffalo Job Reference:195172
Job Description:


• Creates accurately timed newscasts that meet format requirements within established deadlines.
• Produces assigned newscasts and news inserts making decisions on story lineup, video/audio, graphics, and timing to construct the show.
• Writes stories for anchors as required. Stories should be written in a clear and concise conversational manner.
• Coordinates with graphic artists in developing the graphics for the show.
• Performs editing functions or fill in as Executive Producer as required.
• Produces and writes special reports as directed by Executive Producers or News Director.
• Works with News Assistants to create the newscast product.
• Responsible for accuracy of facts in the on-air product.
• Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that works well with co-workers, supervisors and customers.
• This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee may also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by the supervisor and other management as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


• Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or related field.
• Minimum one year electronic news experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Television news producing experience preferred.
• Good oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, news judgment, computer skills, ability to make decisions and work under pressure.
• Ability to shoot and edit videotape preferred.
• Operate various office machines including computer and office software.
• Thorough knowledge of operation and office policies and procedures. Must have ability to handle various tasks simultaneously, organize, prioritize, make decisions and work efficiently and effectively under deadlines.

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Contact Information
Spectrum News
Thomas Sanchez
Buffalo, NY
United States
Ph: 925-262-3547

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