The average salary for a News Producer in South Africa is R264,000.
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Job Description for News Producer
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.
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Pay by Experience Level for News Producer
An early career News Producer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R240,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career News Producer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R195,250 based on 8 salaries. An experienced News Producer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R258,000 based on 5 salaries.
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