Producer

US-MO-St. Louis
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-46289
Category
News Operations

Overview

Reports to: Director, News

KTVI / KPLR is seeking an experienced producer to serve as a newsroom leader! The primary purpose of the News Producer is to produce, write and gather information and graphics for highly produced newscasts.

Responsibilities

  • Writes & produces news stories for daily newscasts
  • Produces opens and graphics elements for a highly produced newscast
  • Fills in on other newscasts as needed
  • Submits story ideas daily and work aggressively to increase traffic on web and mobile platforms
  • Contributes recommendations on daily story coverage and special assignments
  • Must be available to work station promotion events
  • Serves as a leader within the news room, offering advice & assistance to other employees
  • Copy edits news stories by reporters and writers
  • Produces special news events, shows and coverage outside the daily newscasts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired
  • 2-3 years minimum producing experience
  • Top notch showcasing skills and superb writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines
  • Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
  • Watch local TV news whenever possible
  • Must work individually as well as part of a team
  • This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills
  • Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check.
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

 

 

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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