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    Location US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/18/2018 11:47 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-47401
    Category
    News Writers/Producers
  • Overview

    KDAF-TV, a Tribune Media station, has an opening for an MMJ for NewsFix, an anchorless newscast in Dallas, Texas.

     

    NewsFix has a unique tone and POV. Our writing style, combined with unique graphic and audio treatments, make our stories memorable.

     

    The MMJ must be a unique storyteller with the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. 

     

    This is not an on-air position. There may be an occasional on-air opportunity, but we have narrators for our stories and we don’t send you out on live shots.

     

    You must have experience as an MMJ for a daily newscast on a commercial TV station.

     

    If you love finding stories and telling them creatively, but you don’t care about being on TV, you’ll love this job.

     

    Responsibilities

    90% - Shoot, edit, write and produce news stories for TV & digital packages.
    5% - Develop Story ideas and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings.
    5% - Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    2+ years’ experience creating content and/or working in a newsroom
    Experience with Final Cut Pro, Sony EX3, & DSLR cameras
    Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    Strong organizational skills
    Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

     

    Must be willing to submit to a background check.  Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

     

    KDAF 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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