Posted on: November 22, 2021
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
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
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
Other duties as assigned.
Requirements & Skills:
6-8 years prior news producing experience in major local market or
Strong news judgment.
Possess a bachelor's degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, or a
High level of communication skills, both written and verbal, with
the ability to make excellent judgment calls.
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Excellent writing, spelling, grammar, and copy-editing skills.
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.
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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