KAKE – Producer

KAKE, the ABC affiliate in Wichita, Kansas, has an opening for a News Producer.  We are a fast-paced newsroom that puts an emphasis on breaking news and weather coverage.


  • Responsible for directing reporters and photographers to complete assigned tasks, and structuring newscasts to fit within time parameters
  • Respond to viewer inquiries and make regular “beat” calls to stay on top of the latest news developments
  • Active participant in editorial meetings and take a leadership role in generating story ideas
  • Must be active in social media and embrace producing content for multiple platforms
  • Must be a team play with a positive attitude and desire to win


  • At least 1 year of television news experience is preferred
  • College degree in English, Broadcast Journalism or Mass Communications or equivalent experience
  • Strong writing ability, outstanding organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in multi-tasking, and have a flexible work schedule

Interested candidates can apply to:

Lori Johnson, Business Manager
1500 N. West Street
Wichita, KS 67203
Or by e-mail to ljohnson@kake.com
No telephone calls please

Lockwood Broadcast Group and KAKE provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  Pre-employment drug test is required along with a background screen as allowed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations.