Producer Job Position At KPNX-TV 12 News Phoenix

KPNX-TV 12 News Phoenix


Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Media – Journalism – Newspaper, Other
Hiring Organization: KPNX-TV 12 News Phoenix
Education level: BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related
Experience: Minimum of 5 years
Deadline: Not specified
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA

Company Overview

KPNX 12News in Phoenix, Arizona seeks a curious, creative, and ambitious news producer who wants to create an energetic newscast that informs, inspires, and empowers our audience in one of the top markets in the country. Our news producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with an emphasis on the use of video, graphics, conversational writing, and innovative formats.

The ideal candidate will share innovative ideas for daily content while maintaining close attention to detail. This producer must be able to write urgently, concisely, and execute the goals of the newscast under tight deadlines. Applicants must have major, breaking news experience, strong editorial judgment, newscast producing expertise, and fully understand the needs of our audience across all our platforms.



  • Craft, build, mold, visualize, conceptualize the lead story, deep-dive content, and specialized material for the newscast.
  • Use creative production techniques like graphics, editing, and new forms of media to enhance stories.
  • Work directly with management and talent to consistently build a high-quality news show.
  • Use social listening research, discover and distribute content.
  • Write in an exciting, accurate, and creative way.
  • Enterprise news stories
  • Lead and inspire a team to work together for a great newscast.

Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related
  • Minimum of 5 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 an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius editing preferred
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines
  • Experience handling live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekend, night, and holiday shifts, a must

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