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Newscast Producer

Newscast Producer

Job ID 
2017-46326
Location 
US-CO-Denver
Category 
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Posted Date 
9/14/2017

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Overview

Producer – KDVR/KWGN in DEnver, CO a Tribune Media is looking for newscast Producer. The right person will take pride in producing great content for the newscasts. 

 

The Producer must have instinctive news judgment, excellent writing and communication skills, plus a strong understanding on how to push news across several platforms. This position requires a college degree in journalism or related field of study. You must be an experienced and proficient show producer. You don’t “stack” shows, you “craft” them.

Responsibilities

Oversee assigned newscasts and related production and coordination of news content across all platforms by ensuring journalistic excellence and creativity, achieving ratings goals, and managing resources, to enhance our success and reputation as the number one local news organization.

Qualifications

Review stories, scripts and rundowns with producers and reporters to ensure proper content, tight news writing, effective crafting, continuity and thorough coverage of news and community events. Double-check for factual, informational and spelling errors

  • Manage coverage of breaking news ensuring all production and technical elements are properly coordinated.
  • Oversee promotion and branding of newscasts by advising topical producers, and web producers on upcoming newscasts and events.
  • Serve as liaison between newscasts.
  • Regularly contribute to editorial content by:
  • reading newspapers, periodicals, wire services, day files, screening news feeds, etc.
  • regularly critiquing and evaluating content with the News Director to ensure editorial consistency, standards, direction, and news judgment.
  • Coordinate coverage of special news events (election coverage, special news conferences, etc.) as assigned.
  • Fill-in for producers and associate producers as needed.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Must be willing to submit to a background check and 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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