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Newscast Producer


KMIR / KPSE in beautiful Palm Springs is looking for a newscast producer.

The right candidate understands the importance of strong story selection, writing and production elements to create compelling television newscasts.  Our brands are You Ask.  We Investigate ® andMaking the Coachella Valley a Better Place to Live™ and we believe in living them in every newscast, every day.  If you craft great shows, and aren’t afraid to dump your rundown to roll with breaking news, we want to talk with you.

*Prior newscast producing experience preferred.
*College degree in journalism or related field preferred.
*Strong news judgment.
*Strong broadcast writing skills.
*Ability to work under intense deadline pressure.
*Familiarity with newsroom computer systems, including iNews, Precis, and VOD.
*Understanding of web and social media and their use to crowd-source information and disseminate information.

Job Functions:
*Select and write stories, with an eye towards serving our news brand and vision.
*Collaborate with directors on technical execution and graphics.
*Ensure newscasts are fast-paced and compelling, utilizing a variety of production elements and techniques.
*Contribute story ideas and assist with decisions on reporter assignments.
*Write and post stories on multiple platforms, including broadcast, web and social media.
*Ability and willingness to work any shift, including evenings, weekends, overnights and holidays.
*Understand and practice journalism ethics.
*Unrestricted work authorization for work in the United States.

Send resumes to:  Subject line “Newscast Producer” and include where you heard about this opening.

David Reese
News Director
72920 Parkview Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260

NO PHONE CALLS.  KMIR-KPSE is owned by OTA Broadcasting, an equal opportunity employer.