Producer

Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Salary
competitive
Posted
Dec 06, 2018
Function
Production
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

Overview

KTVI / KPLR in St. Louis is seeking an experienced producer to serve as a newsroom leader! The primary purpose of the News Producer is to produce, write and gather information and graphics for highly produced newscasts.

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
  • Must be available to work station promotion events
  • 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
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is preferred
  • 2+ years producing experience
  • Top notch showcasing skills and superb writing and communication skills
  • 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 individually as well as part of a team
  • This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills
  • Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
  • 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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