Writer Producer

Hearst Television, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

The story is yours!

Salary min: $45,000

Salary max: $45,000

Duration: Full-Time

Come be the difference at WTAE-TV…the original home of Hearst Broadcasting!  The ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA (repeatedly named one of the best places to live and visit) is looking for a highly creative Writer/Producer to write, shoot, and edit promotion for all media platforms. This position is responsible for producing station promotion that advances our brand and gets noticed in one of America’s most competitive markets. Our next team member will execute daily news promos and assist in the execution of station campaigns, marketing projects, occasional station events, and assist the department in other duties, as assigned.  If you are an energetic self-starter, a critical thinker, are motivated, maintains a great attitude, and can make magic with Adobe Premiere - then this job could be ideal for you!   


Job Responsibilities:  

  • Write, produce, shoot, and edit compelling promos from start to finish that generate viewer interest to increase the brand awareness and ratings for all multi-platforms. 
  • Organize, oversee, and execute projects from concept through delivery, directing on-air talent, and announcers. 
  • Ability to produce promos in a fast pace environment with demanding deadlines. 
  • The ability to work in a shared storage environment.
  • Contribute to brainstorming across all departments. 
  • In-person attendance is required.


Experience Requirements: 

  • Television Writer/Producer experience preferred. 
  • Hands-on editing and photography skills a must.
  • Related military experience will be considered.


 Qualifications Requirements:  

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong promotion & marketing writing skills.
  • Experience of Adobe applications:  After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photo Shop, Illustrator.  
  • Proficient in videography and lighting. 
  • Detailed oriented & organized. 
  • Must be a team player and ready to contribute!
  • Valid driver’s license (hire is contingent on good driving record)



  • College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred.  
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered. 


Additional Requirements:  

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.