Producer

Do you have a passion for producing? WPTA Television, Inc., Fort Wayne, Indiana is seeking a producer to join its 55-member news team. The successful candidate must be able to produce a creative, compelling, visually appealing newscast every day. You must be able to manage content on multiple platforms: TV, web, mobile and social media.

We’re looking for a hard-working journalist who can create an experience for viewers, not simply write and organize news copy. Strong writing and storytelling skills are a must. The person we hire will have a record of aggressively using social media. Candidates should have clear and strong interpersonal communication skills.

Responsibilities

* Produce newscasts on a daily basis

* Contribute, write and proofread stories

* Post text, pictures and videos to digital / social media platforms

* Participate in station community-related partnerships

Requires / Qualifications

* Experience in live broadcast news environment preferred

* College degree in journalism or related field preferred

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Rich with ideas for coverage

* Work very well under deadline pressure

* Self-motivated while motivating those arounds you

Submit your cover letter and resume with references, plus online links to your work to Jonathan Shelley, News Director at: jshelley@wpta21.com.

WPTA is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family owned company operating 18 television stations. Throughout QMI, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience. Visit https://quincymediacareers.com/ for links to all stations and opportunities.

WPTA-TV provides competitive compensation and excellent comprehensive benefits package, including 401k.

WPTA-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Jacob Burbrink

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