The producer is one of the most crucial positions at a television station. It requires someone who is a strong leader, excellent communicator, organized and passionate about the news.
The successful candidate will monitor multiple program streams to ensure correct programming and commercial run times; file commercials, programming, and other material into the automation system for broadcast; and work with producers and anchors to direct fast-paced live news broadcasts.
Strong shooting and editing skills are a must for this position. The ability to dig up lead story ideas each day is also a priority.
The individual begins his or her career in a salaried support role and transitions into the complete multimedia sales role.
The person we hire will edit newscasts, shoot news and sporting events, as well as work with MMJs and anchors on packages.
WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia, is offering an internship that will be a maximum of eight weeks and a minimum of 240 hours.
Take a look at what it's like to work at WDBJ7 in the Roanoke-Lynchburg region of Virginia - from a reporter's perspective.