Baltimore, Maryland

WBAL-TV has an opening for a Part-Time highly skilled, ambitious, hardworking Associate Producer to work in our newsroom. The qualified candidate will assist producers in all aspects of producing a newscast. This will include writing stories, creating graphics, researching information and using video. Associate Producers also assist in making phone calls to gather information about stories. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, writing and tape editing skills. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to get his or her foot in the door and get started in a career in journalism.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Write copy for daily newscasts.
  • Assist producers and reporters with research.
  • Communicate effectively with assignment editors, producers, reporters, photographers, editors, production staff and news managers
  • Have an understanding of social media and be able to produce content on our digital platforms.
  • Researching and writing stories for television and digital platforms.
  • Making follow up calls and beat calls
  • In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:
  • Previous on-air producing experience required.
  • Military on-air producing experience will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:
  • Familiarity with social media.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to work on deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of ENPS are pluses.

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree required with an emphasis in communications or journalism or equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) preferred.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Baltimore, Maryland

Hearst Television is a national multi-media company with operations serving nearly three dozen U.S cities, reaching one out of every five U.S households. We deliver local and national news, weather, information, sports, and entertainment programming via every available content-delivery platform. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the media industry’s premier companies, where quality journalism and service to the community are our core values. The company and its employees have been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation. Founded in 1887, Hearst is one of the world’s most admired private media and information companies with some 200 business in more than 150 companies. 

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