KTXL is looking for a News Producer who is knowledgeable about all aspects of the content gathering, production and delivery process. Candidate must have a rock-solid foundation of sound journalistic practices. Producer must be able to manage people and news gathering processes in a dynamic news environment that is constantly changing. Exceptional organizational skills in addition to the ability to remain calm under pressure are a must.
Position requires excellent writing and editing abilities, both for accuracy and speed. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) ordering graphics and pre-production, creating in-studio presentation segments, writing and editing stories and coordinating satellite and microwave liveshots. Must have good interpersonal communications skills, working closely with anchors, reporters, photographers, assignment editors and managers.
Creating, writing and editing complete and accurate news stories.
Produce a live newscast from the booth, orchestrating all live and taped elements. Communicate with field crews on editorial and technical elements of live reports.
Compile a live newscast rundown and coordinate with directors on its execution.
Attend editorial meetings and bring stories that can be executed.
Lead post-production discussion, evaluating newscast performance.
College degree required, with emphasis in journalism preferred.
Prefer 3 years+ experience in television news production.
Candidates may be considered if otherwise experienced in broadcast journalism.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Command of English, both verbal and written.
Strong and accurate writing skills.
Good oral communication and organizational skills.
Up-to-date on daily news and current affairs.
Detail oriented and able to follow directions.
Can perform duties and make independent decisions under extreme pressure.
Must be able to interact positively and productively with colleagues and outside sources.
Tribune 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 more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. 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 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.