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Newswriter PT

Newswriter PT

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US-CA-San Diego
News Writers/Producers
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Assist news producer in putting the newscasts together.



Responsibilities include writing news stories; directing the editing of videotaped stories for broadcasts; and logging video feeds. The writer also must learn the responsibilities of the associate producer and program producer so as to be prepared to produce a program as needed.


College degree or equivalent related experience preferred. Prefer candidate have at least 1-3 years experience in broadcast or print journalism. Producing experience a plus. Working familiarity with Electronic News Gathering (ENG) and Satellite news Gathering (SNG) operations. Effective writing, good organizational and communication skills. Stays informed on current affairs. Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure. Must be capable of interacting positively and productively with others.

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

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