BNC OTT Producer

Black News Channel is seeking an OTT Producer. The OTT Producer will use content to shape the future of our industry. This position is part producer, part long term planner, great writer and editor, who can motivate and lead other to the future of television news. This is a position that will drive change.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research, develop, and plan investigative stories or special projects.
  • Write scripts as needed.
  • Work closely with MMJs and producers as stories are produced for multiple platforms.
  • Regularly check tip line, emails, and respond to viewers.
  • Shoot still and moving video as needed.
  • Edit desktop video.
  • Work with editors to utilize graphics and other tools to visually enhance storytelling.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field.
  • 5+ years as a television news writer or producer with a background in enterprise or investigative journalism preferred.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.
  • Understanding and demonstration of multimedia file formats and strong computer skills.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws impacting operations.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in posting content to television station websites.
  • Must be a team player and adapt to developing situations quickly.
  • Must be an excellent conversational writer with solid news judgement and a positive attitude.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Email your resume and cover letter to jobs@btnc.tv.

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