Producer

Location
York, Pennsylvania
Salary
competitive
Posted
Oct 24, 2018
Function
Production
Specialty
Producer, Video, Writer
Metro Area
Baltimore
Duration
Full Time

Overview

WPMT-TV in York, PA is looking for a Producer who can develop, coordinate & organize local & network news coverage into a visual and fast paced daily newscast. This includes formatting newscasts, scripting stories, ordering or building graphics for stories, reviewing and approving reporter scripts, coordinating live coverage in addition to other duties. Line produce the newscast, with the ability to add breaking news coverage when necessary.

Responsibilities
  • produce creative and informative newscasts
  • coordinate writing, editing of scripts that mix video, sound and graphics to enhance storytelling
  • coordinate and plan live shots
  • line-produce and time the newscast in the control room
  • work under pressure and deadlines
  • adapt to breaking news and developing stories
  • communicate with anchors, field crews and control room staff
  • plan ahead for upcoming shows
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired
  • 2 years of news producing experience
  • Must stay on top of local, state, national and international events
  • Must work individually as well as part of a team
  • This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills

EEO

Must be willing to submit to background screening.

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 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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