Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a News Producer is $44,862
What is the Pay by Experience Level for News Producers?
An entry-level News Producer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $31,289 based on 122 salaries. An early career News Producer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,044 based on 559 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
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 …Read more
- 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.