SBS

Job Title
Line Producer

Position Summary

Spanish Broadcasting System is looking for a dynamic Line Producer with outstanding control room skills and excellent editorial judgement. This person must be adept at building a rundown and timing a show, will be responsible for crafting the most active and visually compelling broadcast in network news. The ideal candidate is curious, optimistic, composed, and constantly seeking ways to innovate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build a daily rundown and execute timing a show
  • Craft compelling broadcast in Network news
  • Enhance the show pacing, intros and teases using production elements in a creative and effective way
  • Responsible of managing an evolving rundown and be able to back-time show and adjust rundowns while on air
  • Oversees the moving scripts, bookings, graphics and sound that drive the urgent storytelling
  • Work effectively during events breaking news

Essential duties and responsibilities are those most important or most frequently performed duties.  Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May lead projects

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years broadcast experience is required
  • Ability to work under stress during events breaking news
  • Must be decisive multi-taskers who are recognized for their journalistic judgment
  • Ability to remain calm in high-pressure control room environment
  • Broad and current knowledge of national and world events
  • Must be an excellent writer who is fluent in AP style
  • Excellent command of legal and standards processes
  • Relentless attention to detail and a simultaneous ability to see the big picture
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis, and especially in breaking news situations.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish

Physical Requirements

  • Work involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Work requires to be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups. Work outdoors in all weather conditions and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools, or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

 

  • SBS requires that all U.S. and Puerto Rico employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to submit proof of vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will reasonably accommodate a qualified candidate, who may be unable to be vaccinated, consistent with federal, state, and local law.

 

  • SBS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.