Full Job Description
WCNC in Charlotte is looking for a TV Producer for our creative, storytelling shop. The producer must be curious, creative, and collaborative. We want someone who has a strong editorial voice and wants to be part of the process not just fill a show.
Our show producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the use of video, graphics, conversational writing, and innovative formats.
The ideal candidate will share ideas for daily content, while maintaining close attention to detail. This producer must be able to write concisely and find ways to incorporate the brand daily.
Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
Write in an exciting, captivating, conversational, and authentic manner
Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion
Develop original content ideas through social listening and independent sources
Research for facts and credibility
Use consumer analytics in determining content
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media to enhance stories
Line-produce TV newscast
Perform other newsroom tasks as needed
Prefer BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
Prefer 2 years of line producing experience
Understand the tenets of journalism
Perform other tasks as required by Executive Producer
Proven experience producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time sensitive deadlines
Experience calmly handling live, breaking news situations and changing events
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit
TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.
TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.
Media - Journalism - Newspaper