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Back Posted: 3/6/2012
Time Warner Cable/ Producer/ Syracuse, NY

FCC Unit_TWC: HQ450

Controlling Establishment ID: 00247 - Syracuse Court

POSITION TITLE: Producer - YNN Central NY

Job Requisition Number: 134068BR

Application WebSite: http://jobs.timewarnercable.com/job/Syracuse-Producer-YNN-Central-NY-Job-NY-13201/1755098/?feedId=40&campaignId=3&utm_source=maximus&utm_campaign=J2W_Maximus

Details: Posting Job Title: Producer - YNN Central NY

Requisition #: 134068BR

Posting Location: United States - New York - Syracuse

Posting Job Description:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Responsible for line producing a quality assigned newscast that is relevant, informative, and beneficial to our audience.

- Creates accurately timed newscasts that meet format requirements, within established deadlines. Produces assigned newscasts

and news inserts making decisions on story lineup, video/audio, graphics, and timing to construct the show.

- Writes stories for anchors as required. Stories should be factually accurate, fair and balanced in content, and written in a clear,

concise and conversational manner.

- Coordinates with graphic artists in developing the graphics for the show.

- Performs copy editing functions or fill in as Executive Producer as required.

- Produces and writes special reports as directed by Executive Producers or News Director.

- Works with Associate Producers, VJs, Directors and Assignment Editors to create the newscast product. Responsible for up to-date knowledge of news and events in local markets, nation and world.

- Brings story ideas to daily editorial meetings.

- Supervises or assists in supervision of news wheel production workflow, including working with directors and other technical staff to ensure efficient production control room functions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- College degree in broadcast journalism or related field.

- Minimum one year electronic news experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Television news producing experience preferred.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal, and good organizational skills. Strong computer skills and ability to work with common office software systems.

- Familiarity with common office machines including copier, fax, etc.

- Solid news judgment, with knowledge of current local news and newsmakers a plus.

- Ability to make quick decisions, multi-task, and work effectively and efficiently under pressure and deadlines.

- Must be able to use and have knowledge of common television newsroom computer systems and software, with ability to learn new software systems and train others in their operation.

- Thorough knowledge of operational and office policies and procedures.

- Experience or functional knowledge of news video editing systems preferred, with knowledge of non-linear and or desktop based editing systems a plus.

- Ability to shoot and edit video preferred.

- May be required to be on call 24/7.

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