Senior Producer

WLNE-TV ABC 6 News, the ABC affiliate in Providence, R.I., is looking for a creative, innovative, and collaborative Senior Producer to lead coverage across our platforms!

The right candidate will execute the big picture while also focusing on the details of our daily coverage. The Senior Producer will embrace breaking news, coach producers, showcase big stories and be our lead “newscast doctor.”

Responsibilities:

  • Produce daily newscast that fulfills station brand and promise to the audience.
  • Write, proof and review scripts; conceptualize and review graphics and other show elements
  • Work with other producers on “showcasing” of their newscast elements
  • Post digital content
  • Solicit and encourage use of user-generated content in shows
  • Collaborate with News Managers, Assignment Editors, Producers and Reporters on news coverage
  • Fill-in produce additional newscasts as needed
  • Work with News Managers to strategize and achieve goals
  • Collaborate with Creative Services to effectively promote newscast
  • Mentor and coach producing staff

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years local TV newscast producing experience preferred
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Solid news judgement
  • Ethical decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field

Work Environment:

Fast-paced and deadline driven. Must be available to work any and all shifts including weekends and holidays.

Please send resume, cover letter, and links of your most creative works stating referral source to: HR@abc6.com.

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