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Senior Producer

Company: BNC
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Broadcast Producer - DC Today-Tallahassee
Black News Channel is looking for proven, dedicated, and hardworking - Senior Producer -to supervise the development and execution of content and breaking news for DC Today.
The ideal candidate should be a strategic thinker with innovative ideas to make policy and legislative agendas relatable to Black and Brown communities. He/she should also be able to provide oversight and leadership in story and guest selection, pre-production and breaking news.
The candidates will also be responsible for developing and creating live programming for our audience and lead the production through planning and overall operations management. The candidate should have an interest in politics that impact our black and brown communities. And, should be a seasoned senior producer who can calmly handle breaking news in the control room. The role requires editorial oversight, grammatical excellence and a critical eye for impactful storytelling.
Must be willing to relocate to Tallahassee, Florida.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Guides daily editorial process, research, writes, and copyedits content for live broadcast.
The senior producer will oversee all aspects of newsgathering and presentation of the newscast.
Increase the Network's social and digital footprint, especially within key demographics.
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Will occasionally serve as a backup line producer.
The senior producer will work with the talent bookers to identify and secure guests for the show and maintain the booking calendar.
Other duties as assigned.
Requirements & Skills:
6-8 years prior news producing experience in major local market or network.
Strong news judgment.
Possess a bachelor's degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, or a related field.
High level of communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to make excellent judgment calls.
ENPS super user.
Excellent writing, spelling, grammar, and copy-editing skills.
Strategic thinker.
Ability to perform efficiently under pressure.
Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends, and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news.
About BNC
The Black News Channel (BNC) is an independent network that is minority-owned and operated, and is the nation's only provider of 24/7 cable news programming dedicated to covering the unique perspective of African American communities. BNC provides access to information and educational programming to meet the specific needs of this growing and dynamic community that is also a major consumer of subscription television services. BNC delivers an authentic new voice that represents African Americans in mainstream media and fosters political, economic and social discourse. The network is one voice representing the many voices of African Americans. BNC's programming illuminates truth about the unique challenges facing urban communities and helps close the "image gap" that exists today between the negative Black stereotypes perpetuated by mainstream media news and our enterprising African American communities.
It is the policy of The Black News Channel to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, The Black News Channel will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Employees and team members are expected to contribute to BNC's overall team effort. Nothing in this job description restricts the Black News Channel, LLC, (BNC), or executive leadership's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All staff members are required to be familiar with changes in law, regulations and procedures, as well as report all questionable accounting, potentially fraudulent activity, and/or internal concerns to the attention of The Black News Channel LLC's General Manager or VP of Human Resources.
Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: BNC, Tallahassee , Senior Producer, Accounting, Auditing , Tallahassee, Florida

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