News Producer (17-04)

City, State
Sacramento, CA
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About the job

Univision KUVS Channel 19, the leading and most awarded station in Northern California is seeking a News Producer to carry on the Univision mission of informing, educating, and empowering our Hispanic viewers. The successful candidate should be proud of the commitment of serving our local community in the Sacramento DMA.

Job Summary:
Producer must be able to originate and develop story ideas and concept. Research, write, and produce stories for air. Responsible for story placement, teases, graphics, writing, timing and all other editorial and production elements. Work with reporters, video journalist, photographers, assignment desk, and editors in news stories production. Coordinate graphic production for the newscast. Contribute story ideas and participate actively in coverage decisions of special news programs. Field producer coverage and performs other duties as needed and directed by News Management. Regular Weekly or ongoing duties includes plan, structure, write, and edit newscasts, or other news programming or material including but not limited to multi media properties. Produce and edit editorial content directly to website and social media as needed. Work with reporters to conceptualize, coordinate and approve story packages to conform to station policies, practices and procedures. Work with assignment editors and newsroom managers to assign stories and monitor story coverage. Prepare FCC quarterly program issues; other duties as deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications for Consideration

Education: BA/BS preferred in Journalism/Mass Communications or equivalent experience.

Experience: At least two years newsroom work experience in a small, medium to large market and proven ability to showcase a newscast.

Basic Skills: Must be PC proficient – Word, Excel and Outlook, social media, I-News as well as basic editing skills. Newsroom systems, Interplay, scanner, teleprompter, edit bays, live trucks, Live U, cameras, audio board and decks. Familiarity with video and wire services. Candidates must possess strong communication and organizational skills. Must be a team player with solid show/material judgment. Requires knowledge of the Hispanic community and traditions. Must be able to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must be fully Bilingual Spanish/English, both written and spoken.

Physical Requirements: Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, edit, reach and sit for up to (8) hours.

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