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Senior Producer


Company KCCI-TV
Position Senior Producer
Jobdescription KCCI-TV, the CBS affiliate in Des Moines, IA, has an opening for a Senior News Producer who knows how to create meaningful and memorable newscasts. You have creative vision and have experience making decisions and communicating the plan. You know how to win the big story, own breaking news and display important weather information. You must be fast and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros. Accuracy is job one! You will report to Executive Producer.


Plan and coordinate live coverage of breaking news and special events

Select, research, and write content for live newscasts to make the newscast an "experience" for viewers

Approve scripts of associated producers

Work with and guide reporters in story production, approve scripts for air

Coordinate creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff

Boothing assigned newscasts, breaking news and weather events

Live timing newscasts


Professional or college producing experience

Experience working in a newsroom

Have writing and copy-editing skills

Coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously

Experience summarizing information into easy-to-understand components

Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements

Have and exhibit the highest journalistic integrity and ethical standards

Must be available to work holidays, shifts including nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news

Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

Medical | Dental | Vision

401(k) matching

Emotional Wellness Support

Paid Time Off

Paid Parental Leave

LGBTQ+ Health Services

Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

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