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Wanna Produce Channel 5's Newscast?

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Because, like, you so totally could. Says so in this just-posted job listing on the KXAS-Channel 5 Web site:

NBC Universal's Owned and Operated Television station in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, KXAS TV, is looking for a Newscast Producer. As a Newscast Producer, you will produce a live newscast with fast-paced creative writing and multiple live elements.

  • Visualizes stories with management team, reporters, assignments desk and talent.
  • In charge of production of newscast, including, writing, graphic treatment, video and sound selection
  • Make adjustments in breaking news situations
  • Works with newscast directors, promotions, news and web staff to coordinate production of the newscast
  • Manages the newscast associate producers
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Who says there are no good media jobs left. But, OK, fine, I'll take the gig. But only because I love you, Jane.

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