Senior Writer Producer

Hearst Television, Manchester, NH, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Full-Time

WMUR is looking for a highly-creative Senior Creative Promotion Writer Producer to write, shoot, edit and design promotion for all media platforms. This person will also collaborate with the Creative Director Marketing and commercial production team to develop, write, produce, and deliver campaign content for broadcast, streaming, paid media, digital, and social platforms. While the job focuses on creativity, the position also requires strong organizational skills from someone who is a responsible self-starter. We are looking for a team player who is passionate about producing award-winning marketing content that cuts through the clutter and gets noticed. Please send reel and/or link to most recent work when applying.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce, write, shoot and edit compelling on-air promos and image campaigns from start to finish that generate viewer interest to increase the brand awareness and ratings for all multi-platforms.
  • Using research and applying sound brand strategy to develop and execute creative concepts via on-air news promos, station image campaigns, original content, and graphic design.
  • Providing clear messaging to audience for station and client’s brand.
  • Organizing, overseeing, and executing projects from concept through delivery, directing and supervising video editors, sound editors and on-air announce talent and frontline video editing.
  • Create, update, and enhance station on-air image, entertainment promos and graphics- this includes daily program episodes for air.
  • Produce and execute community outreach events, including on-air promotion and event planning/execution.  
  • Assist with street team vehicle and events.
  • Hands-on editing and online editing supervision
  • Contribution to brainstorms across all departments
  • In-person attendance is required
  • Direct and collaborate with video and audio Editors, Graphic Designers, Project Managers and VO talent
  • Supervise projects with outside promo production companies as needed
  • Partner with Digital and Social team to develop creative extensions for Facebook, Instagram and other platforms
  • Partner with Marketing Strategy team to develop off-channel messaging for select projects
  • Foster collaboration with departments throughout the company

Experience Requirements:

  • Must be able to distill broad creative concepts into an abbreviated and effective promotional approach
  • At least three years of experience in TV/PRODUCTION content creation environment via broadcast, cable, trailer house and/or an ad agency
  • Experience with Adobe applications such as After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop a must.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.
  • Possess a strong creative perspective with experience at a cable or streaming network
  • Knowledge of on-air promotions systems, network television operations, and the television marketing and promotions industry
  • Experience supervising all aspects of promo production including edit and VO sessions, audio mix, the implementation of graphic design elements and delivery of finished assets for air
  • Willing to work flexible hours to meet project deadlines
  • Drone certification is a plus

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Working knowledge Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Knowledge of production process including linear and non-linear editing.
  • Proficient in videography and lighting.
  • Demonstrated ability to write compelling, conversational copy.
  • Strong image and promotion writing skills.  
  • Work well under extreme deadlines.
  • Must be a team player and think outside the box.



  • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and 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. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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.

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