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Associate Producer/Writer

Associate Producer/Writer

Job ID 
2017-46157
Location 
US-TX-Houston
Category 
News Writers/Producers
Posted Date 
8/16/2017

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Overview

KIAH, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Associate Producer to work in our Houston location.

 

The Associate Producer must be a strong storyteller who brings energy and is ready to take on a challenging new opportunity! The right candidate will have excellent writing, spelling and grammar skills, as well as knowledge of pop culture and current events. This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing the newscast.

Responsibilities

  • Write news content for on-air
  • Assist with building graphics
  • Supervise the live on-air delivery of newscasts in the control room
  • Collaborate with Producers, Executive Producers, Editors and the assignment desk to develop news stories
  • Learn to fill-in produce
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1 year of experience in a newsroom preferred
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • Must exhibit solid news judgment
  • Must be accurate and consistent in writing ability
  • Must be proactive and work well in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

KIAH is an equal opportunity employer

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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