WBBJ Producer-Good Morning West Tennessee
WBBJ/ABC and CBS, 7 Eyewitness News, West Tennessee`s News Channel has an immediate opening for a producer for Good Morning West Tennessee. WBBJ, located between Nashville and Memphis, is the dominant regional news operation in the West Tennessee market.
Producers are the backbone of the newsroom. WBBJ is looking for a creative, self-starting morning show producer, who will lead an exciting, energetic and informative hour and a half newscast. Show stackers need not apply. We are looking for someone who can make our show memorable and fun, while showcasing the top stories of the day.
The successful candidate must be an aggressive, tech-savvy journalist with excellent command of the English language (spelling, grammar, punctuation).
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Select and write stories for the newscast
Determine order of content
Decide how to best tell stories, using video, sound bites, and graphics
Quickly write general and breaking news stories
Excellent spelling and attention to detail is a must
Plan segments in advance
Write compelling topicals to drive viewers to the morning show
Post breaking and general news to the website
Use social media to drive viewers to the newscast and to our website
Use solid news judgement to gather content from local, regional, national, and international sources
Other news duties as assigned
A four year degree in broadcast journalism or related field is preferred.
Strong writing and editorial skills and knowledge of AP style
Journalistic integrity and a strong work ethic are requirements
Availability to work nights, weekends, holidays is needed
Must possess a current valid driver`s license and have physical ability to drive a vehicle
Please send your resume with references and at least two writing samples to:
346 Muse Street
Jackson, TN 38301
Email is prefered. No phone calls, please
WBBJ TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees by reason of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We are always engaged in a continuing effort to seek out prospective applicants for employment
at WBBJ TV.