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15 Jun 2022

Full-Time Producer, WSYM

PJRetty – Posted by PJRetty Lansing, Michigan, United States

Job Description

Create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.


  • Develops and organizes newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing

  • Collaborates with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs

  • Enhances the content with graphics, video, research, and station branding

  • Executes time sensitive decisions

  • Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions

  • Performs desktop editing

  • Posts content to station’s Web sites

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a television writer or producer


  • 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

How to Apply

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 29 days.

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