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Topical News Producer

Topical News Producer

Job ID 
2017-46430
Location 
US-IN-Indianapolis
Category 
News Writers/Producers
Posted Date 
10/8/2017

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Overview

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

 

The Topical News Producer must know how to draw an audience with compelling news spots and excel at enhancing brand awareness on air, online and through social media. This position will be joining a successful creative production team in a very competitive market.

Responsibilities

  • Write, produce and edit daily topical promos
  • Work with reporters and news managers to produce social media to promote news
  • Collaborate with creative team and cross-functionally with News department to create teases for weekday newscasts on air and through social media
  • Work with manager to understand target audience/viewers in effort to sell brand distinction in promotions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 2 years previous topical news producing or newsroom experience
  • Understand basic tease writing principles
  • Have knowledge of basic social media practices
  • Proficient with Premiere or similar nonlinear editing system
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work independently
  • 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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