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Producer, Weekend AM

at Tribune Media Company

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Reference #: 49809
Keywords: video, media, producer

Job Description

  • LocationUS-CO-Denver
    Posted Date2 months ago(7/25/2019 11:27 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-49809
    Hiring Manager
    Brian Gregory
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    Are you a now producer, with a hungry rundown, full of urgent and impactful news?

    Do you excel at winning breaking news and weather coverage on-air and online?

    Are you interested in working in one of the best cities in America – with the Rocky Mountains in your backyard, and all the hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and excitement you can handle?

    If so – FOX31 in Denver has a rare opportunity for you. We’re looking for a dynamic producer to join the FOX31 morning news team. The successful candidate should consistently produce a show that stands out as best in their market. You should know how to “produce up” a story. You should live and breathe social media and thrive at integrating it into your shows.

    Responsibilities

    Be creative and create compelling and memorable newscasts
    Write creative headlines and teases
    • Maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and local contacts
    • Search wire services, network feeds, websites and social media to find relevant material for newscasts
    • Collaborate with news operations staff to build graphics
    • Work with directors and anchors on presentation of stories

    • Clear, concise, conversational writing skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Demonstrate solid news judgment
    • Maintain strong journalistic ethics
    • Strong initiative and attention to detail
    • Research and brainstorm story ideas, present ideas in editorial meetings • Generate promotable story ideas daily
    • Post and update stories to station website and social media sites, engage viewers
    • Communicate with the web staff during breaking news
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned
    • Write news stories
    • Assist producers in formatting other newscasts

    Qualifications

    We’re seeking someone with 4+ years of news producing experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

    • Knowledge of newsroom software
    • Knowledge of web posting software
    • Strong research skills, including online research using various search engines
    • Ability to stay current with national and local news/weather
    • Knowledge of engaging on social media
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision
    • Demonstrate leadership through training and mentoring less experienced staff members; guide others to get the desired outcome
    • Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment; work well with co-workers
    • Edit video and audio on industry standard equipment
    • Build graphics and use effectively in shows

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