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News Producer

Media – Journalism – Newspaper
News Producer
The newscast producer is responsible for compiling television newscasts for broadcast.  This includes writing and editing news scripts, video editing, working with reporters, anchors and leading a production team to carry out a vision for the program.

This is your opportunity to join Omaha???s News Leader at historic 7 Burlington Station and be part of an award-winning team devoted to great story telling and solid journalism.

The newscast producer is responsible for showcasing various elements of the newscast through the use of graphics and other broadcast production techniques.   Additional duties include writing and posting material to KETV.com and KETV???s social media platforms.

We???re looking for someone who enjoys making quick decisions, who is aggressive at seeking out dynamic news content, and who has the ability to communicate clearly while leading a team of professional content developers.

A winning applicant will have strong organizational skills and should be able to work efficiently and creatively under tight deadlines.   The position may involve working weekends, mornings or evenings.

Job Responsibilities:                               

  • Selecting, researching and writing news stories, and producing newscasts by prioritizing events of the day
  • Showcasing stories with graphics and other visual elements
  • Video editing
  • Writing and posting stories to the web and social media
  • Communicating vision to other team members including news anchors, reporters, editors, video journalists and directors
  • In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:

  • At least one year producing newscasts in a television newsroom is prefered, although applicants with less experience and an interest in news producing will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:                 

    • Strong copy editing skills
    • Interest in the community and in national and world events
    • Familiarity with Adobe Premiere and video editing
  • Must be able to manage time well
    • Must be creative
    • Must have some ability to manage others
  • Must be able to work well with others as part of a team
  • Must have knowledge of libel and privacy laws
  • Must be skilled in the production of breaking news
  • Special consideration given to a producer with video photography skills


  • Related experience and/or training will be considered as well as a combination of education and experience
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Omaha – 68108
Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE

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