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News Writer/Producer

Company: Meredith Corporation
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Producer/Writer creates, coordinates, and executes all newscasts. This position provides editorial and production direction to associate producers and field crews on content, coordination and newscast execution. The Producer/Writer coordinates efforts of anchors, reporters, editors and other staff toward crafting a compelling newscast. In addition, this position 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

40% - Previews news material before airing. Writes, edits and researches show elements. Prepares interview segments. Coordinates breaking stories. Selects graphics and pre-production elements. Proof reads scripts. Coordinates breaking news and executes show in the control room. Edits video as necessary.

30% - Collaborates with executive producer, reporters, assignment desk and photographers to determine the content of broadcasts. Participates in story planning meetings.

10% - Times the show while on air; meets all requirements of commercial content and off-times.

10% - Conceptualizes innovative graphic and pre-production elements. Monitors and works to constantly improve and evolve the look and execution of newscasts.

5% - Coordinates with creative services department to develop effective promotions for upcoming shows, newscasts and events.

5% - Assists the assignment desk and edits tape as necessary.

Meredith has been committed to service journalism for 118 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms-including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video-to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large,

Keywords: Meredith Corporation, Beaverton , News Writer/Producer, Other , Beaverton, Oregon

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