Producer - The Rhode ShowSubmitted by paveyard on January 3, 2013 - 1:56pm.
If you’re a “morning person” who can’t live without your entertainment news, love local events, and are ready to be part of a great team, The Rhode Show’s for you. WPRI 12 is seeking a creative and hardworking producer for a popular live weekday morning program.
The right person will have sharp writing skills, experience producing live newscasts, and a strong working knowledge of the local scene. Great producing skills, with an emphasis on showcasing and elementing are a must.
Candidates should be ready to think creatively, maintain a fast pace, and handle multiple sources, including satellite interviews and live remotes. This person must have experience with breaking news and ability to make quick, smart decisions.
The producer of The Rhode Show will have involvement with news, sales, promotions, and digital departments, so should have strong leadership skills and be a team player. Establishing and maintaining relationships with key contacts in the community is a must. The right candidate knows that the audience connection does not end when we are off air; this producer will be also be savvy with digital platforms and social media.
A college degree is required. Candidate must be flexible and willing to work varied schedules and possible overtime, including weekends and holidays. Experience with Avid and INews systems a plus.
Interested applicants should rush a resume and DVD to:
Assistant News Director
WPRI/WNAC TV 25 Catamore Blvd.
East Providence, RI 02914
No phone calls or emails please. Must have valid driver’s license. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.