Writer Producer

Hearst Television, Salinas, CA, United States

The story is yours!

Salary min: $40,000

Salary max: $45,000

Duration: Full-Time

KSBW 8 (NBC) / Central Coast ABC / Estrella TV Costa Central, part of Hearst Television, is looking for a highly motivated Bilingual Producer/Editor for the Creative Services Department. In-person attendance is required.

This position is a great opportunity for someone who is creative, motivated and wants to learn and grow their skills. We are looking for a self-starter who has a good balance of creativity and organization. All experience levels are welcome to apply. The ideal candidate will have experience writing, shooting, and editing videos as well as experience with the adobe creative suite. Candidate must also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be detail-minded with the ability to meet deadlines, work well under pressure, and prioritize multiple projects. If you love being creative and have a great attitude, then this job could be ideal for you! 

The diverse array of KSBW 8 (NBC) / Central Coast ABC / Estrella TV Costa Central media platforms reflect the Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz community we are so proud to serve. Quality journalism, breaking news, a variety of entertainment in English and Spanish, as well as Spanish language local news updates make up the diverse offerings of highly desirable programming that connects with our viewers.

It is important our KSBW 8 (NBC) / Central Coast ABC / Estrella TV Costa Central family also reflects this diverse community. Achieving a consistent performance of excellence requires a whole range of ideas, opinions, and ways of thinking. We actively seek multicultural talents, skills, and experiences to make sure the content we produce is just as smart, innovative, and representative. We support and champion under-represented groups such as veterans looking to transition to a civilian career, women, and minority ethnic groups, as well as the LGBTQ community.


No Phone Calls Please

Job Responsibilities:

  • Writing, Shooting and Editing station promos as assigned
  • Produce commercial, sales, and social media projects as needed
  • Participate in marketing events outside station


  • Adobe Premiere Editing Experience
  • Adobe After Effects Experience
  • Graphic Design/Layout Experience
  • Be able to work on multiple projects at once
  • Be detailed-minded
  • Work well under pressure
  • Handle tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Military experience may 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.

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