Producer

US-IN-Indianapolis
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-46200
Category
News Writers/Producers

Overview

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Indianapolis location.

 

The Producer must be a strong storyteller who brings energy and is ready to take on a challenging new opportunity! This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing the newscast.

Responsibilities

  • Write, manage and approve content for air
  • Collaborate with Editors, Associate Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
  • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
  • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 2+ years previous news producing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

WXIN/WTTV 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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