Consumer Producer – Rossen Reports

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Hearst Television is seeking an innovative, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and ambitious Consumer Producer to join Rossen Reports, our National Consumer Unit.

This is an in-person job based at a Hearst Television facility. Locations under consideration include West Palm Beach, FL, New York City, and Washington, D.C.

The estimated base salary range for this role is between $75,000 and $85,000.

The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as transferable skills, work experience, business needs, market demands and conditions, including geographic location where the work will be performed, and other factors permitted by law. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Florida is one of the few states in the nation that does not have a state income tax. West Palm Beach is more than a great place to visit and vacation, West Palm Beach is a great place to call home. Residents enjoy year-round sunshine, excellent schools, beautiful beaches, world-class dining, music, and entertainment. From concerts and charity galas, to dining and drinks, to shopping and special events on the downtown West Palm Beach waterfront – the entertainment opportunities in downtown WPB are endless. According to Travel & Leisure Magazine, West Palm Beach is centrally located, fabulously diverse, filled to the brim with things to do, and has new restaurants, bars, shops, arts and culture, and entertainment happenings hitting the docket all the time. It’s home to world-class creatives, artists, and musicians eager to share their talents with the community. Your social calendar can be filled every day of the week if you choose, but it’s also the ideal place to relax thanks to the colorful flora and fauna, serene Intracoastal Waterway, and nearby beaches.

Rossen Reports is focused on helping viewers save money, save time, and find hacks that make everyday life easier.

You will focus on generating ideas and researching and pitching stories that impact the finances and lifestyle of viewers in all Hearst Television markets.

You will be the primary videographer and primary writer of content for TV and digital, which currently includes one weekly enterprise story, weekly “Rossen in 60” segments, stories delivering financial education, and “Rossen Responds” segments that provide answers and advice for viewers with consumer challenges.

You must have a deep understanding of and experience with crafting engaging and relatable consumer content.

You will work closely and collaboratively with Chief National Consumer Correspondent Jeff Rossen, our Special Projects Producer/Editor, and the Director of Special Projects and Group Initiatives, to plan and coordinate coverage and conceptualize creative ways to tell stories.

The Rossen Reports team also constantly communicates with our local stations and national digital and creative teams to provide customized content and coordinate regular visits to our 27 television markets.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop story ideas, research topics, verify and fact-check information, and use your experience and creativity to write conversational and engaging stories
  • Manage multiple storytelling projects simultaneously while ensuring quality, ethics, and thoughtful decision-making
  • Coordinate and oversee logistics for interviews, video shoots, and travel and production schedules, while serving as the primary writer and videographer for TV and digital content
  • Conceptualize experiential content and digital elements to support data-focused stories
  • Effectively communicate and work seamlessly with all team members and managers, creative and digital teams, and other Hearst divisions to complete projects and elevate content

Qualifications:

  • Works under pressure, make quick decisions, and organize and prioritize multiple projects at once
  • Experience in consumer journalism and engaging storytelling and writing
  • Experience shooting broadcast quality video with an iPhone or DSLR cameras
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a near-perfect driving record

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits

Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

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