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News Producer

Published On: Jan 29 2013 04:54:37 PM CST

KRDO Newschannel 13 is looking for a top notch, hands on News Producer. If you are a newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity, then this is the place for you.

KRDO-TV, the ABC Affiliate in Colorado Springs is the winner of the past 2 Regional Murrow Awards for Overall Excellence.   We are seeking an aggressive, highly motivated and skilled News Producer to join our award-winning news staff.  

The News Producer creates, coordinates, and executes all newscasts. This position provides editorial and production direction to field crews regarding content, coordination and newscast execution. In addition, the News Producer:

•Coordinates efforts of Anchors, Reporters, Editors and other staff toward crafting a compelling newscast.

•Develops day-to-day on-air look of the newscast to attract the largest available audience to the station's profitable newscasts.

Essential Job Functions

•Previews news material before airing. Writes, edits and researches show elements.  Coordinates breaking stories. Selects graphics and pre-production elements.

•Collaborates with executive producer, reporters, assignment desk and photographers to determine the content of broadcasts.

•Times the show while on air; meets all requirements of commercial content and off-times.

•Coordinates with Anchors and Reporters to develop effective promotions for upcoming shows, news casts and events.

•Assists the assignment desk and edits tape as necessary.

•Uses Social Media to drive traffic to newscast and website

•Writes Stories for Web and News Ticker

At least one year of Television News experience is required

We believe in people who like to work hard and also play hard.   Colorado Springs sits at the base of Pikes Peak, America’s mountain.  World Class skiing, hiking and mountain biking are at your doorstep.  

If you think you have what it takes to join one of the best news organizations in the country, send resume including references and non-returnable DVD or link of work  along with a cover letter stating where you found out about this job to:

KRDO-TV

Att: Human Resources

399 S. 8th Street

Colorado Springs, Co. 80905

Absolutely no phone calls, please.   Successful candidate must also be able to pass a drug test and background check. 

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