News Producer

Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
competitive
Posted
Oct 12, 2018
Function
Production
Metro Area
Seattle
Duration
Full Time

Overview

KCPQ-TV, the Tribune owned FOX affiliate in Seattle WA is accepting applications for a producer/writer to join our top rated news team. The right candidate will be an experienced producer who has a passion for news, handles breaking news with ease, is a strong writer, pushes for fresh content, creates compelling newscasts and has excellent news judgment. We are looking for a creative, visionary producer who is a positive team player who understands how to produce a newscast for a viewer and is skilled at connecting with audiences on all platforms. If you want to join our team that produces 10 hours of news a day in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, apply now!

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Write and produce news stories for daily newscasts that are consistently factual, accurate, compelling and easy to understand
  • Produce daily newscast, meet all deadlines prior to air, produce opens and graphics elements
  • 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
  • Copy edits news stories by reporters and writers
  • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
  • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 2 years of producing experience with degree in journalism or related field
  • Proven track record of owning breaking news and weather coverage
  • Creative and strong writer with sharp news judgment
  • Must understand social media and how to tell stories on multiple platforms
  • Must be flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines

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Company InfoTribune 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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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