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News Producer #13777 - Boise, Idaho

Create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.

Key activities

  • Develop and organize newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing
  • Works closely with news/local program managers and assignment editors to determine content needs
  • Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding
  • Execute time sensitive decisions
  • Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions
  • Perform desktop editing
  • Posting content to station's Web sites  
  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field
  • 2 - 3 years as a television writer or producer

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus
  • Excellent conversational and creative writing skills
  • Must have strong communication and organization skills
  • Adaptable, self motivated and able to work in a face paced, deadline driven environment
  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgement, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Understand and utilize Web analytics  

Work environment

  • Newsroom
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