Producer

Location
Hartford, Connecticut
Salary
competitive
Posted
May 18, 2018
Function
Production
Specialty
Producer, Video, Writer
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

Overview

Fox61 is seeking an experienced producer to serve as a newsroom leader! You will write and manage content/ graphics while making important decisions under deadline.

Responsibilities
  • Writes & produces news stories for daily newscasts
  • Produces opens and graphics elements for a highly produced newscast
  • Fills in on other newscasts as needed
  • Submits story ideas daily and work aggressively to increase traffic on web and mobile platforms
  • Contributes recommendations on daily story coverage and special assignments
  • Serves as a leader within the news room, offering advice & assistance to other employees
  • Copy edits news stories by reporters and writers
  • Produces special news events, shows and coverage outside the daily newscasts
Qualifications
  • 2-3 years minimum producing experience
  • Top notch showcasing skills and superb writing and communication skills
  • Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines
  • Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
  • Watch local TV news whenever possible
  • Must work well as part of a team
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

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Company Info
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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