DIGITAL PRODUCER / VIDEO EDITOR / ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

CBS7 / Telemundo 20, the #1 station in Odessa-Midland, TX, is looking for a DIGITAL PRODUCER / VIDEO EDITOR / ASSOCIATE PRODUCER to join our team ASAP. This is a great way to get your foot in the door of a fantastic newsroom. S/He will mainly be responsible for producing content on the station’s websites and social media platforms. Being bilingual is a HUGE PLUS! We’ll also teach you how to produce newscasts so that you can help craft them and fill-in when other producers are away. Plus you’ll learn how to edit compelling video for on-air stories.

A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a commercial newsroom internship is required. Shooting, writing and editing are an essential skill-set for this position. Non-linear editing experience is preferred. We want someone who strives for excellence, is self-motivated and can be creative and “think outside the box.” This position involves strong news judgement, relentless urgency in getting information posted, creativity, communication and professionalism. S/he will also find ways to engage more with online user and followers by using tools like slideshows, videos, links, polls, live-streams, etc.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Ability to write conversationally and quickly
• An outstanding can-do attitude, willing to listen, learn new skills and execute
• Have a sense of urgency that causes you to work quickly and efficiently, but with an eye towards details and correct factual information
• An open mind to cross-training and being a “jack-of-all-trades” in the newsroom
• Experience with non-linear editing a plus
• In-depth knowledge of Clickability, Facebook and Twitter also a plus
• Must be willing to submit to a background and MVR check
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older to apply
• Ability and willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be available to work all shifts, including early mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends, late breaking news and weather emergencies
• Available 24 hours/7days per week based on scheduled hours
• Ability to work overnight hours on regular basis
• Must be willing to facilitate personnel requirements including late and/or last minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 high stress work environment
• Multitask, react, solve problems and obtain results under pressures of television production and broadcasts
• Interact with a variety of individuals including management, employees, and outside vendors/consultants
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Act independently
• Display flexibility, creativity, and develop innovative solutions
• Be a team player

If you’re interested in an exciting, fast-paced job at CBS7, apply at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings or send resume to afrady@cbs7.com