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News Producer


  • Writes the news show and determines what stories will be included in a newscast and in what order – a process called "stacking."
  • Communicates with news anchors, reporters, photographers and upper management.
  • Helps the news assignment desk as they sift through news tips and searches for great stories to bring to the news team.
  • Coordinates all aspects of their assigned newscast and knows how the control room and technical sides operate, including insertion of graphics and other visual elements.


  • Knowledgeable about social media and digital platform realms.

Experience Level

  • A bachelor's degree in journalism, broadcast television or a related field.
  • Prior experience working for a news station, particularly knowledgeable about the production side of the industry.