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Associate Producer

Agency: PHL17
Specialty: Producer
Posted: 09.22.21

Associate Producer

WPHL-TV has an opening for an Associate Producer to work in our Philadelphia newsroom.

The Associate Producer must possess strong news writing and video editing skills, and be ready to take on a challenging new opportunity! This role will excel under tight deadlines and satisfy tasks assigned to them by producers and managers.

Responsibilities:

Be creative and create compelling and memorable newscasts 
• Write creative headlines and stories
• Maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and local contacts 
• Search wire services, network feeds, websites and social media to find relevant material for newscasts and PHL17.com

• Post and update stories to station website and social media sites to engage viewers 
• Collaborate with Sales and Creative services department for assistance with any promotions 

• Clear, concise, conversational writing skills 

• Fill in line producing when needed 
• Excellent communication skills 
• Demonstrate solid news judgment 
• Maintain strong journalistic ethics 
• Strong initiative and attention to detail 
• Research and brainstorm story ideas, present ideas in editorial meetings
 

Qualifications

We’re seeking someone with experience in a television newsroom. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

• Knowledge of newsroom software 
• Knowledge of web posting software 
• Strong research skills, including online research using various search engines 
• Ability to stay current with national and local news/weather 
• Knowledge of engaging on social media 
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure 
• Ability to work independently with little supervision 
• Demonstrate leadership through training and mentoring less experienced staff members; guide others to get the desired outcome 
• Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment; work well with co-workers 
• Edit video and audio on industry standard equipment 
• Build graphics and use effectively in shows 

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