News Producer, WHBF-TV, Rock Island

Local 4 News - WHBF TV, a CBS Affiliate, seeks an experienced Producer that brings enterprise coverage ideas to the product on day one.  We are looking for a creative producer with a vision, a strong news judgement and an ability to showcase news through the use of graphics and animations.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


·          Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

·          Writes and orders news stories.

·          Approves scripts.

·          Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

·          Edits video and posts video to the website.

·          Writes stories for the website and other digital platforms.

·          Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

·          Maintains accuracy and integrity in news products delivered.

·          Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state and federal law.

·          Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

·         Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

·         Minimum one year producing preferred.

·         Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

·         Ability to multi-task, deal with extreme deadline pressure, and react/coordinate coverage under live breaking news situations is crucial.

·         Flexibility to work any shift.

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