Special Projects Producer (PT)

KPRC (KPRC)

KPRC 2, the Graham Media Group owned NBC station in Houston, Texas, is on the search for a part-time television Special Projects Producer to create compelling topical special reports.


Our ideal candidate will be eager to work with an experienced investigative and special projects team to produce impactful stories. Being innovative in their storytelling techniques and writing creatively for both on-air and digital content are a must. A strong understanding of records requests as well as navigating and creating databases, is also preferred. The right person for this role must be organized with the ability to multitask, manage time wisely, and pivot quickly to a variety of breaking news or weather events. The ability to produce TV newscasts, develop diverse sources, and have strong news judgment will be a major plus and strength needed to be successful in this role. This position is a part-time role.

Responsibilities:

• Develop story ideas, paying special attention to local trends and current events

• Conduct research, set up interviews, field produce, log and write packages

• Field produce news, sports, and weather specials

• Work closely with station anchors, reporters, and editors to incorporate high end production techniques

• Create interactive and engaging digital elements for investigative and special projects, such as social media videos, maps and data visualization

• Review work with Executive Producer, Special Projects

• Work with creative services department on the promotion of special reports


Qualifications:

• 3+ years’ experience in broadcast news, preferably in a medium to large market

• Broadcast and digital writing experience, will be required to provide samples of work

• College degree in journalism, communications or broadcasting preferred

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required

• Maintain flexible hours to complete tasks on deadlines

• Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment calmly and manage deadline pressures

• Knowledge of Excel or other data systems

• Knowledge of INews, Edius, and Vertigo a plus

• Fluency in another language also a plus


Location: KPRC 2

8181 Southwest Freeway

Houston, Texas 77074


To apply please submit your updated resume and completed application to:

Ana Lastra, Executive Producer, Investigates & Special Projects

alastra@kprc.com

Click HERE to download and complete employment application.


As a condition of employment, GMG requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first day of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law, unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under Texas Law.

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KPRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, KPRC will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.