We are FOX 17 News, a Tribune Media station in West Michigan, and we looking for our next Content Producer. This position requires a basic understanding of the newsgathering process and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once. The ideal candidate will have experience shooting, editing, producing content for multiple platforms and managing the flow of information from various sources. The next FOX 17 Content Producer must have a strong desire to break news for broadcast, digital and social media. Functions of this job will include social/digital/broadcast producer, assignment editor, photojournalist and editor.
The Content Producer produces daily news stories for live broadcast, station website(s) and all social media platforms. The position requires the candidate to research and produce content from story leads and tips. Must establish strong contacts with various PR agents, law enforcement and government officials.
*Produce stories FOX 17 broadcasts, websites and social media
*Manage flow of information from sources, tips, police scanners and news crews/coordinate story shoots
*Shoot and edit video
*Actively engage on all social media platforms
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to meet tight deadlines.
* Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
* Ability to shoot and edit with speed, efficiency and creativity in a newsroom or field environment.
* Ability to produce high quality news stories across all content platforms.
* Must have a valid Driver's License and a clean driving record.
* Non-linear editing experience preferred.
Please apply online: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.