Promotion Writer/Producer

Apr 24, 2014
May 24, 2014
Ms. Julie Bednarek
Full Time
The Tribune owned FOX affiliate in Milwaukee has an immediate opening for a highly
motivated, experienced, news-focused Promotion Writer/Producer. If YOU know how to
write compelling, conversational copy, KEEP READING. The successful candidate
thrives on conceptualizing, shooting, editing, directing, and collaborating with various
departments to get the job done. If YOU have a bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of
experience at a station with local news or the equivalent AND you have strong
organizational skills, even stronger interpersonal skills plus the ability to handle stressful
situations, meet deadlines and keep our product fresh ….STOP READING and send your
resume with a link to your work NOW!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Work with VP Creative Services Director to develop and elevate the station's on-air look and promotional aesthetic.
•Write copy, shoot, select appropriate music, create graphics and direct talent.
•Attend daily news meetings working directly with news personnel to determine the best stories to promote.
•Attend weekly creative meetings to brainstorm and accept assignments.
•Assist in maintaining inventory and scheduling of promos/PSAs
on daily logs for both digital and analog TV stations

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
•Stay current with graphic trends, production and software
•Work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment…. and have fun!

Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Responsibilities:
•In-depth knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Adobe CS 6 expected
•DSLR camera, sound, lighting and set design a bonus
•Team player with a professional, positive, outgoing personality
who takes initiative to live the brand - appreciated

No phone calls please. WITI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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