Television News Investigative Producer

Published On: Jun 05 2014 03:25:01 PM CDT

Position Title:
TELEVISION NEWS INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCER

Company:
PNS - KPRC-TV 2

FT/PT:
Full Time

Location of Position:
P. O. Box 2222
Houston, Texas

General Position Description:
KPRC-TV- Local 2, the Post-Newsweek owned / NBC affiliated station in Houston, TX is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and results oriented Television Investigative Producer to join our News Team.

Responsibilities:
The investigative producer will generate original story ideas for the Local 2 Investigates unit by developing sources, following up on calls left on the station tipline and enterprising promotable investigative ideas. The producer will also shoot and edit video for the investigative and special projects unit and will also serve as primary field producer during major breaking news events.

NOTE: All of the essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting.

Qualifications:
-Three to five years of experience as an investigative producer.
-Ability to shoot and edit broadcast quality video for air
-Experience with advanced editing equipment such as Final Cut Pro
-Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
-Experience producing data stories using computer assisted reporting (CAR)
-Experience with hidden camera equipment and surveillance techniques
-Familiarity with public databases and investigative search engines
-Ability to field produce during major breaking news stories (travel included)
-Knowledge of libel, privacy, copyright laws and FCC regulations
-Ability to work a fast paced, high pressure, deadline driven newsroom
-College degree in Journalism / Communications preferred

Comments:
Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam and 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.

Location: 8181 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77074

To apply: Please contact Aaron Wische, Executive Producer, Special Projects
Email: awische@kprc.com

Or mail resumes to:
KPRC - TV
PO Box 2222
Houston, TX 77252

No Phone Calls Please

EOE/DRUG-FREE

Contact Information:

Name or Department:
Aaron Wische

Address:
P. O. Box 2222 Houston, Texas 77252

Email:
awische@kprc.com

Telephone:
713-778-4748

Fax:
713-778-8995

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