The average hourly pay for a News Producer at Gray Communications is $13.24.
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What Do News Producers Do?
A news producer is in charge of supervising all aspects of a news broadcast. Most networks and local channels that broadcast news assign a different producer to each specific time of day; the tone or topics of news - as well as the preferences of the viewing or listening public - also changes depending on the time of day.
The producer assesses news stories that come in and prioritizes them for broadcast. The producer works with staff to ensure general agreement on the order in which stories wi…Read more
News Producer Tasks
- Create and coordinate news materials for print, web, or broadcast organizations.
- Research news media trends and competitor developments.
- Manage personnel and resolve issues that arise on the fly during productions.
- Oversee postproduction elements and editing to ensure a high standard of quality.
Popular Employer Salaries for News Producer
The top respondents for the job title News Producer are from the companies Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc and TEGNA INC.. Reported salaries are highest at Meredith Corporation where the average pay is $21.26. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include E.W. Scripps Co and TEGNA INC., earning around $18.45 and $16.35, respectively. Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. pays the lowest at around $13.19. CBS News and Raycom Media, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.75 and $14.18, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for News Producers?
Skills in Editing and Content Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing and Video Editing.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 16 survey responses.