• Producer

    Location US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-48150
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    The primary purpose of the News Producer is to write and manage content/graphics while making important decisions under deadline. You will lead a vibrant and critical team.

     

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:

    • Writes & produces news stories for daily newscasts - serve as a control room leader during severe weather coverage
    • Produces opens and graphics elements for a highly produced newscast
    • Fills in on other newscasts as needed
    • Submits story ideas daily and work aggressively to increase traffic on web and mobile platforms
    • Contributes recommendations on daily story coverage and special assignments
    • Must be available to work station promotion events
    • Serves as a leader within the news room, offering advice & assistance to other employees
    • Copy edits news stories by reporters and writers
    • Produces special news events, shows and coverage outside the daily newscasts

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

     

    • One year minimum producing experience
    • Top notch showcasing skills and superb writing and communication skills
    • Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
    • Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines
    • Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
    • Watch local TV news whenever possible
    • Must work individually as well as part of a team
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

     

    STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

     

    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.

     

     

    Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted 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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