Producer

Location US-PA-Moosic
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 2:14 PM)
Job ID
2018-47060
Category
News Writers/Producers

Overview

WNEP-TV, the ABC affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. has an immediate opening for a full-time News Producer. Our producers create interesting and informative newscasts, with a emphasis on the creative use of video, graphics, conversational writing and innovative formats. Producers also time out and line produce newscasts in the control room. The right person for the job needs to be able to multi-task and work under pressure and meet daily deadlines. The position also requires working as a web content producer when not producing newscasts.

Responsibilities

  • Produce a creative and informative newscast with emphasis on the viewers’ interests
  • coordinate writing, editing of scripts that mix video, sound and graphics to enhance storytelling
  • coordinate and plan live shots
  • develop and oversee the production of graphics
  • line-produce and time the newscast in the control room
  • work under pressure and deadlines
  • adapt to breaking news and developing stories
  • communicate with anchors, field crews and control room staff
  • Write news stories for the web
  • Create engaging posts for all social media platforms

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired
  • 1-2 years of news producing experience
  • Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
  • 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 and weekends throughout the year

Apply on-line at wnep.com. Position requires a valid driver’s license. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace. No Phone calls please.  

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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