Dear Ms. Francis Arnold,
I am applying for the entry-level position of News Producer with Hearst Television Inc.
I have a bachelor’s degree in journalism and four years of combined experience working with a newspaper and radio station delivering news stories. My experience includes searching for breaking news and delivering the stories directly to the public as it unfolded but now I would like to advance my career by becoming the producer for your television newscast.
I have the technical skills to review sound bytes and select the footage needed to keep the news flowing smoothly. My communication skills make it possible to interact with other professionals efficiently and my easy-going and friendly attitude helps to create a pleasant work environment. I possess excellent leadership skills and extensive knowledge of the computer software and programs used in this industry.
I know what the public wants to hear and how to provide them with this news in a creative but informative way that captures their attention and keeps them tuning in. I have the ability to help write and to supervise the content of the stories reported by your news crew to make sure they are presented in a way that creates a positive image for your station.
I am hard working, trustworthy and dependable with a real desire to utilize my skills to their fullest potential to be the one of the best producers in the business.
My contact number is (555)-555-5555 and I am looking forward to meeting with you in person to discuss the details of this position.
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