News Producer

The NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA seeks a Producer of stories and newscasts for our on-air broadcasts and digital media platforms. We seek a journalist with very strong writing skills, excellent story showcasing skills, superior organization skills, a strong work ethic, razor-sharp communication skills, and an intense curiosity for daily news and current events & issues.

If selected to join our team, you will:

  • Produce, write, and edit for newscasts and unique versions of stories for television, digital platforms, social media platforms, and radio.
  • Research and gather information to write and produce stories of superior depth and clarity.
  • Never miss a deadline.
  • Quickly initiate and solidify strong working relationships with in-house staff and other remote journalists on our team.

To apply you should:

  • Be able to produce newscasts on deadline.
  • Demonstrate strong editorial judgment, journalistic ethics, and knowledge of media law.
  • Be highly organized and able to self-manage your time and daily workflow.
  • Have strong working knowledge of writing styles for broadcast, digital, and social media.
  • Be proficient in posting platform-tailored content to the web, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Edit video in Final Cut Pro or a like non-linear editing system.
  • Experience with news rundown/scripting systems (i.e. Ross Inception) is a plus.
  • Have a BA degree in journalism/broadcasting or equivalent work experience.

Email your reel link, resume, and cover letter to Director of News and Local Content Gene Kirkconnell gkirkconnell@wltz.com.

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