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News Producer - THR

The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard are seeking a News Producer to create industry news content for both brands for two bi-coastal daily news shows.

The ideal applicant will have some experience in video production, and producing for web/news-based content. In addition, a foundation of writing and journalism is a plus, and the applicant must be comfortable working in a small team as a natural leader.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
•    Working directly with the host to write news stories based on .com articles. 
•    Researching and pulling appropriate photo and video assets to use in videos. 
•    Tracking and maintain a database of stock photos and videos.
•    Attending editorial meetings and communicating directly with the news team to ensure we are capitalizing on trending stories on .com. 
•    Keeping the team on schedule to ensure videos are uploaded quickly, maximizing views. 
•    Managing the studio, ordering and maintaining equipment. 
•    Updating and tracking budgets.

QUALIFICATIONS
* The ideal applicant will have some experience producing for web and news based content. Be comfortable working in a small team and is a natural leader. 

* Working knowledge of camera equipment, film crews and lighting required
* Ability to operate DLSR cameras preferred
* Proven ability to identify current news trends and how they will perform on various platforms including social media and YouTube
* Experience writing short form news for web and social media
* Strong communication and interpersonal to work closely with video and editorial teams
* Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar capacity in video web production 

The above are minimum requirements. We welcome resumes from more experienced candidates. Compensation and responsibilities will depend on experience/qualifications.

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Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, no agencies please. 

The Hollywood Reporter is an equal opportunity employer.

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