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Producer job in Fort Smith at KFSM-TV (Channel 5)

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Producer at KFSM-TV (Channel 5)


KFSM-TV (Channel 5) Fort Smith, AR Full Time
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KFSM-TV 5NEWS, the CBS affiliate in Northwest Arkansas, is looking for a News Producer to work from our new Fayetteville newsroom.

Candidates must be curious, creative and collaborate in the newsroom with a strong editorial voice. Our show producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the use of video, graphics, and conversational writing.

The ideal candidate will share ideas for daily local content, while maintaining attention to detail. This producer must be able to write concisely and execute the goals of each newscast, while also meeting tight deadlines.



•  Craft, build, mold, visualize, conceptualize the lead story, and specialized local content for the newscast.

•  Use creative production techniques like graphics, editing and new forms of media to enhance stories

•  Work directly with Executive Producer & other management to consistently build a high-quality newscast

•  Write in an exciting, accurate and creative way

•  Enterprise local news stories

•  Lead and inspire a team to work together for a great newscast


•  BA/BS in journalism, communications or related

•  Minimum of 2 years' experience producing/line producing for newscasts

•  Understanding of the tenets of journalism

•  Proven experience producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content

•  Strong social media skills, including Twitter and Facebook

•  Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred

•  Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines

•  Experience calmly handling live, breaking news situations, and changing events




TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Fort Smith, AR

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Engineering, Media - Journalism - Newspaper

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