Writer

US-NY-New York
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-46516
Category
News Operations

Overview

PIX11 News is looking for a highly motivated writer who can attract the attention of viewers with compelling storytelling in a highly competitive news market. You must get to the heart of a complicated story and make it easy for viewers to digest.

Responsibilities

  • Writes stories and promotion assigned by the executive producer.
  • Logs media.
  • Reads wires, internet, social media and monitors other broadcasts.

Qualifications

  • Write and produce vos, vosot and packages for daily newscasts and digital platform in a timely fashion.
  • Edit vos and vosots for daily newscast.
  • Work with reporters to gather elements and information about stories.
  • Constantly reads wires, internet and social media to keep up to date with late breaking stories.
  • Works closely with producers and executive producers to ensure all updates get into the newscasts.
  • Must have line-producing and digital media experience.
  • May have to produce other news programs as assigned.
  • May be assigned to variety of shifts including weekends and overnights.
  • May need to perform other duties including but not limited to teleprompter, traffic production, crawl and graphics.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

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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