Multi-Media News Producer

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5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, has an immediate opening for a Multi-Media News Producer.

In this position, you will be responsible for producing TV newscasts and web content.  Producers working closely with reporters, producers, directors and the assignment desk. They also review and edit reporter scripts, develop content for our website, social network sites, and our mobile platforms.

To be considered, you must have a passion for news. You must be a strong writer, have sharp news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well with others. You will be expected to bring enthusiasm and creativity to the product. We are looking for someone who understands the important role personality and storytelling plays in each newscast.

A college degree is preferred. Ideally, you are already doing this job in another market.

  • Producers plan content, write stories, build graphics and are responsible for the creative execution of all elements of the newscast.
  • Producers are expected to brainstorm and use production techniques, graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to visually enhance the show.
  • Producers regularly write stories for including attaching images and streaming video.
  • Producers take on special projects as assigned
  • Producers must have non-linear editing skills.


Statement about Other Duties:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.

Interested?  Send your resume, a resume tape, application and references to Amanda Hale, Executive Producer, KFSM-TV, North 13th Street, Fort Smith AR 72901 or e-mail  No phone calls please.

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