Digital News Producer Trainee
Date Available: Open continuously
The Digital News Producer Trainee learns and applies essential facets of digital platform production, writing, showcasing of stories, story selection across the .com, mobile and social media platforms. Training in the previously mention activities is provided for a short duration. The Digital News Producer Trainee begins with tasks that include newscast prompter operation and advances into digital news writing responsibilities. Within two to three months, or as opportunities arise, the Producer Trainee typically produces content for KMOV’s digital platforms.
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience. Must have completed an internship or work study in the digital or broadcasting field.
Skills and Abilities:
Must be comfortable with complex material including public affairs, economic, sports and science.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team.
Must possess good writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.
Must be results oriented.
Ability to work in a creative, fast-paced environment.
Proficient in news writing, AP style, non-linear editing and Photoshop