• Copyeditor

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/7/2018 12:35 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47041
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    PIX11 News is looking for a highly motivated copyeditor 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

    • 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
    • Read content and correct for errors in spelling, grammar
    • Rewrite copy to make it more conversational
    • Verify facts
    • Work closely with writers
    • Develop story ideas
    • Must have line-producing and digital media experience.
    • May have to produce other news programs as assigned.
    • May be assigned to a variety of shifts including weekends and overnights

    Qualifications

    • College degree or sufficient maturity preferred.
    • Candidate must have 5 years experience writing and/or producing in a medium to large market
    • Must be familiar with ENG (Electronic News Gathering) and SNG (Satellite News Gathering) operations, Final Cut Pro editing
    • Effective writing skills
    • Good organizational skills.
    • Good communicator, both orally and written.
    • Stays informed on current affairs.
    • Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure.
    • Usually 8-hour workdays, 5 days a week; may be required to work additional hours or days.  

     

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    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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