News Producer

POSITION SUMMARY: Prepare lineup and rundown for assigned newscasts. Independently organize compelling news programs or program segments. Responsible for organization, coordination with other departments, news writing and distribution of final scripts. Produce or assist in production of special projects outside of regularly assigned newscasts. Provide studio control room supervision with regard to timing and content, and coordination and execution of live shots while program is on-air.

REQUIREMENTS: Prior television newscast producing experience required. College degree in journalism, mass communications, or equivalent. Related experience will be evaluated by management and may be substituted on the basis of one year of experience equals one year of education. Knowledge of journalistic standards as they relate to on-air presentation of news stories. Must have good organizational skills and computer experience. Ability to make quick and appropriate decisions. Able to attend work regularly and be available to work occasional extended hours, holidays and weekends if needed.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply send cover letter, resume and completed WCIV application (available on line at to Deborah Jackson, Human Resources Director, WCIV-TV, P. O. Box 22165, Charleston, SC 29413 or Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview after filing application. NO PHONE CALLS. EOE