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Producer

Producer

Job ID 
2017-46077
Location 
US-NY-New York
Category 
News Writers/Producers
Posted Date 
8/1/2017

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Overview

PIX11 is seeking an experienced segment producer to serve as a newsroom leader! You will write and manage content/ graphics while making important decisions under deadline.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and produce live and taped guest segments.
  • Implement work independently with guidance from Senior Executive Producer.
  • Find and book compelling guests for newscasts, following booking protocols.
  • Conduct pre-interviews of guests and based on their responses script questions for use by anchors and reporters.
  • Handle any necessary travel logistics for guests
  • Write compelling copy and teases.
  • Secure elements such as sound bites, video, full screens and other visuals to support segments.
  • Partner with other departments as needed (such as Graphics, Tech Ops, Satellite Operations) to coordinate interview segments.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with outside news sources.
  • Generate original guest ideas daily, tapping into a broad array of sources for ideas.
  • Compose a detailed execution plan for each segment produced and distribute to anchors during daily pre-production meetings.
  • Willing to work flexible hours when needed
  • Dependable and resourceful

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience booking and producing in a live television environment with a demonstrated writing ability, research skills and telephone communication skills.
  • Prior experience booking guests, generating ideas and producing segments in a top 20 news market or national platform is strongly preferred. 
  • Successful candidates will be self-starters with a highly developed rolodex who can work effectively under daily deadline pressure. 
  • Solid writing skills and editorial judgment are essential. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong sense of how to visually tell a compelling story are also important.

Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Company Info

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 approaching 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 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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