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ViacomCBS Morning Newscast Producer in Ft. Worth, Texas

REF#: 36807

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Ft. Worth, TX

ABOUT US:

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.).

DESCRIPTION:

KTVT-TV, the Dallas-Fort Worth CBS Owned and Operated station, is in search of a morning newscast producer. The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills, excellent news judgment and a solid grasp of what morning viewers need from a newscast.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum two years as a line producer in a medium or large market preferred. 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.

MUST PROVIDE LINK TO SAMPLE OF WORK ALONG WITH RESUME FOR CONSIDERATION.

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