Our client is looking for an experienced and dynamic news producer to work along an enthusiastic news team and contribute to all news content platforms and projects.
The News Producer will be responsible for news of the day, special coverage, in-depth stories, breaking news, and other news-related content.
· Responsible for the overall production of the newscast.
· Must ensure accuracy, integrity, ethical values and balance of news content.
· Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy.
· Incorporate digital media strategy into newscasts.
· Work closely with fellow producers, executive producer and news director on story planning and coordination.
· Work directly with reporters and anchors to collaborate on story details.
· Contribute story ideas; participate in daily coverage decisions, editorial meetings, special coverage and breaking newsStack the rundown and line produce the on-air broadcast from the control room.
· Produce news stories and specials as assigned.
· Write and contribute content for newscasts and digital platforms.
· B.A. in Journalism or related field.
· Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish.
· Solid English speaking and writing skills.
· Minimum 3 years of News Producer experience.
· Strong line-producing skills is a must.
· Thorough knowledge of content production.
· Excellent news judgment, creative ideas and writing skills a must. • Must be detail-oriented, organized and able to perform under intense deadline pressure.
· Willing to work on weekends, mornings and/or evenings.
· Must be willing to work in Chicago.
· Positive demeanor and approach is key.
· Take an active role in selecting the stories of the day - come up with story ideas and create producer driven content to enhance coverage of the big story and other stories that appear in the newscast.
· Proactive approach to solving problems.
· Bring creativity into every aspect of the newscast by maximizing the many resources, technology, tools and equipment available.
· Video editing skills.
· Professional and good work ethic.