Good Morning KOTA Territory Producer

Good Morning KOTA Territory is looking for a Producer. This is a rare opportunity to join the #1 morning news team at KOTA-TV in Rapid City, SD!

This is a full-time position. GMKT airs 5:30 -7:00 AM weekdays.

The Producer is responsible for all aspects of producing the newscast including: writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, writing impactful teases, coordinating live shots.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Act as a leader fostering teamwork among staff members on the newscast

· Strong initiative and attention to detail required

· Ability to write with urgency, clarity, and accuracy; great grammar required

· Ability to work with limited supervision is required

· Must be able to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

· Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills

· Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors and viewers

· Ability to keep up with national and local news/weather

· Ability to enterprise local stories and live interview opportunities

· Willingness to try to concepts for live segments in the studio

· Must show strong ability editing video and graphics

· Post additional content (stories, links, video, polls, etc.) to the web and/or Facebook & Twitter daily

· Ability to accurately and calmly handle the decision-making process, especially in the control room during the broadcast

· Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community

· Computer knowledge including ENPS newsroom software, Microsoft applications and Internet use.

Proven news producing experience preferred, but we will train the right entry-level applicant. A College degree in broadcast journalism or a related field is required.

The successful candidate must hold a valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record and must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

You may apply online on Gray TVs career page. Follow this link: https://tinyurl.com/ybqa9j4o

Or email complete resume’ and a link to recent producer samples:

Stephany Beshara Chalberg
Executive Producer, GMKT
KOTA-TV
sbeshara@kotatv.com

No phone calls, please.