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FOX31 and Colorado's Own Channel 2

100 E. Speer Blvd.
Denver Colorado United States 80203


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Job ID: 61344
Job Views: 248
Location: Denver, Colorado, United States
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Job Category: Television
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: 50000 per year
Posted: 04.08.2021

Job Description

Are you a now producer, with a hungry rundown, full of urgent and impactful news?

Do you excel at winning breaking news and weather coverage on-air and online?

Are you interested in working in one of the best cities in America – with the Rocky Mountains in your backyard, and all the hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and excitement you can handle?

If so – FOX31/Channel 2 in Denver has a rare opportunity for you.  We’re looking for a dynamic producer to join the team.  The successful candidate should consistently produce a show that stands out as best in their market. You should know how to “produce up” a story. You should live and breathe digital and thrive at integrating it into your shows.

We’re seeking someone with 4+ years of news producing experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Essential Functions: 

• Be creative and create compelling and memorable newscasts 
• Write creative headlines and teases 
• Maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and local contacts 
• Search wire services, network feeds, websites and social media to find relevant material for newscasts 
• Collaborate with news operations staff to build graphics 
• Work with directors and anchors on presentation of stories

• Clear, concise, conversational writing skills 
• Excellent communication skills 
• Demonstrate solid news judgment 
• Maintain strong journalistic ethics 
• Strong initiative and attention to detail 
• Research and brainstorm story ideas, present ideas in editorial meetings • Generate promotable story ideas daily 
• Post and update stories to station website and social media sites, engage viewers 
• Communicate with the web staff during breaking news 
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned 
• Write news stories 
• Assist producers in formatting other newscasts

Pay Range: $50k-$53k

The position offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package, including group health & dental, paid time off, 401(k) and more.

Job Requirements

Essential Skills & Abilities: 
• Knowledge of newsroom software 
• Knowledge of web posting software 
• Strong research skills, including online research using various search engines 
• Ability to stay current with national and local news/weather 
• Knowledge of engaging on social media 
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure 
• Ability to work independently with little supervision 
• Demonstrate leadership through training and mentoring less experienced staff members; guide others to get the desired outcome 
• Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment; work well with co-workers 
• Edit video and audio on industry standard equipment 
• Build graphics and use effectively in shows 
• Handle and adjust to last-minute changes 
• Make quick, accurate decisions during the on-air process


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