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Content Producer, KSTP-TV, News/Weather/Sports, Job #78-13

POSTED: 9/23/13
 

JOB#: 78-13
JOB TITLE: Content Producer
KSTP-TV, News/Weather/Sports
SCHEDULE: Varies
STATUS: Full Time, Hourly
 

Do you care about journalism or your hair and makeup? If the answer is journalism, this job is for you. We are looking for the sharpest minds to join our team. You will be responsible for pitching, researching and producing enterprise stories day in and day out. This is not a job for slackers! You will play a critical role in helping us dive deeper into topics and issues facing Minnesotans. You will be expected to tackle complicated topics, knowing how to work sources and crunch the numbers. The expectations don’t stop there. You must be a great storyteller as well. You do not have to have a background in television, but you MUST have the drive and determination to be a good journalist.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 to 5 years of experience working in an active news environment

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science in Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Communications, Political Science or related field preferred

  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills

  • Good organizational and people skills

  • Ability to produce multiple projects from inception to completion

  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

  • Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record as determined by the Company (driving record will be checked)
     

DUTIES:

  • Produce, organize and write content for 5 Eyewitness News

  • Understand basic research principals, FOIA

  • Pitch original, timely stories

  • Work with managers, anchors, producers, reporters, photojournalists and editors to execute content on multiple media platforms

  • Actively participate in social media

  • Establish contacts/sources throughout the Twin Cities


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.
 

APPLY TO:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Job #78-13
3415 University Ave
St Paul, MN 55114
Fax: (651) 642-4314
Email: apply@hbi.com
No Telephone Calls Please

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



 

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