News Producer/Assignment Editor

Website WMBF-TV

WMBF News in Myrtle Beach has an opportunity for an up-and-coming producer looking to perfect their craft working closely with our award-winning news team. We are looking for someone with strong communication skills who can make sure our entire team — including anchors, meteorologists, reporters and directors—knows what they need to know to build a successful newscast. This position has the opportunity to be involved in different aspects of our newsroom and can help be a voice to guide our daily coverage in our daily editorial meetings.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

* Assist newscast producers with planning and executing daily news coverage including, but not limited to writing, selecting stories, and creating graphics
* Opportunity to fill-in produce
* Answer newsroom phone line, monitor emails, and research and review news tips
* Communicate relevant information to the entire newsroom
* Maintain newsroom planning calendar with community events and meetings
* Be available for severe weather coverage
* Use both newscast writing and AP style
* Contribute story ideas during daily editorial meetings
* May include other newsroom tasks as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

* A college degree in journalism, mass communication, or related field is required
* Flexibility when it comes to a day-to-day role in the newsroom
* Must have a desire to win, the ability to reflect on your work and apply feedback
* Understanding of and adherence to AP Style.
* Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
* Must be able to work quickly and multi-task under deadline pressure and breaking news
* Ability to work long hours, weekends, holidays, and overnights for breaking news and specialized coverage
* Must be team oriented

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.