Job opening: Newscast producer/writer (union)

Posted. Oct. 21, 2021


KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television Station in San Francisco, is seeking a newscast producer for weekend evening newscasts. This person will also either fill-in produce or write three weekdays. We are looking for someone with experience producing dynamic newscasts with story showcasing and multiple live elements. You would be responsible for story development with reporters, non-linear desktop editing, writing stories and teases, building graphics, timing and all other editorial and production elements. You must have proven control room experience and expert ability to handle live breaking news. As a writer, the employee will write stories for the linear TV platform, and adapt those stories and produce videos for KGO's digital/streaming platforms. Expect to contribute story ideas daily and participate actively in coverage decisions and editorial meetings. We want a self-starter and team player who can collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content on all platforms. Candidates must be active users of social media for news gathering and understand how to leverage those platforms for stories. Candidate must be organized and work well under pressure with constant deadlines.

Must have excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment, display strong communication skills, creativity and ethical decision-making skills. Must have medium to major market producer experience. Four-year college degree and knowledge of the Bay Area are preferred. Minimum 5 years of experience.


Please log onto and search for Requisition ID# 877232BR (NEWSCAST PRODUCER/WRITER - UNION); create a candidate profile, and upload your resume and cover letter.

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

ABC7 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
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