|Jobdescription||KCCI 8 News, Iowa’s News Leader, has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will be creative and assertive. They will have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can-do attitude. Candidates must be able to win the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.
Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers.
Working with and guiding reporters in story production.
Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff.
Previous producing experience.
Creative presentation style.
Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are helpful.
Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered.
Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills.
Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.
An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components.
Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements.
Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.
Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news.
Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered.