Mount Helena

Producer, KTVH

Job Description
KTVH, The E.W. Scripps affiliate in Helena, Montana is seeking a dynamic News Producer who wants to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, and make our communities stronger! WHAT YOU’LL DO: Develop and organizes newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing. Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs. Enhance the content 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. Post content to station's Web sites. Perform other duties as assigned. WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent experience. Minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience as a television writer or producer preferred. WHAT YOU'LL BRING: Avid local news consumer: knows daily news, events, trends and happenings on a local level. Strong vision and ability to advance stories. Excellent interpersonal communicator. Extraordinarily passionate about writing; courageous and creative storyteller with attention to even tiny details - choosing the perfect words, grammar, spelling. Highly organized. Highly adaptable - fast paced, deadline driven environment Strong self-motivation. Working knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel laws and strong editorial judgement. Able to use web analytics. Proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus.