Arlington – WJLA Seeking News Producer – ASAP – PAID

 

WJLA-TV/NewsChannel 8 has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our (morning, evening, or weekend) newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.

Skills

  • Solid news judgment
  • Be a compelling and accurate writer
  • Be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must

Experience

  • Must have at least 2-5 years of previous news producing experience, including but not limited to talk show producing at a commercial TV station
  • Journalism degree preferred
  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews

When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to:

WJLA-TV

Attn: Director of News Content

1100 Wilson Boulevard, 6th Floor

Arlington, VA  22209

Please, no phone calls.

For details and to apply, click here