ViacomCBS Morning Newscast Producer- KTVT (Dallas/Fort Worth) in Ft. Worth, Texas
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Ft. Worth, TX
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
KTVT-TV, the Dallas-Fort Worth CBS Owned and Operated station, is searching for a creative, energetic morning newscast producer. The ideal candidate must have solid news judgment, excellent writing skills and be aggressive when covering breaking news.
Responsibilities include identifying and creating forward selling content as well as working closely with reporters on story development. Must craft a newscast that includes more than just story placement. Producer will focus on smart transitions and breakout opportunities; strong tease writing; creative use of graphics; and advanced production techniques. Must be solid in the booth with effective communication skills, the ability to make quick decisions and handle breaking news.
Minimum two years as a line producer in a medium or large market preferred. This is not an entry level position. Bachelor’s or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred. Excellent organizational and communication skills required. Must be results-oriented, innovative, demonstrate teamwork and be willing to work weekends.
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