Associate Producer (NE)

Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
competitive
Posted
Nov 16, 2018
Function
Production
Metro Area
Seattle
Duration
Full Time

Overview

Associate Producer

KCPQ-TV, the Tribune owned FOX affiliate in Seattle WA is accepting applications for an Associate Producer to join our top-rated news team.  The Associate Producer is responsible for assisting newscast producers with their shows by producing up segments, writing stories and pitching/executing original, local story ideas.  The right candidate will have newsroom experience, a passion for news, be able to handle breaking news, is a strong writer and has excellent news judgment. We are looking for a positive team player who understands how to produce content for our viewers and is skilled at connecting with audiences on all platforms. The Associate Producer must be a strong storyteller who brings energy and is ready to take on a challenging new opportunity.  This position will be a key part of the producing core.   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 provide news content for air
  • Collaborate with Producers, Executive Producers, Editors and the assignment desk to develop news stories
  • Research, produce and execute segments in our newscasts, taking ownership of these segments for the news producers.
  • Learn to fill-in produce newscasts in all dayparts and be able to fill in produce assigned shows
  • Evaluate local, state and national/international stories using websites, Twitter, FOX/CNN/Tribune news services and wires
  • Contributes daily to our digital platforms
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1-2 years of newsroom experience
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, holidays and/or weekends
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • Must exhibit solid news judgment
  • Must be accurate and consistent in writing ability
  • Must be proactive and work well in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

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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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