14 hours

Producer, Associate

Tribune Company
Seattle, WA
  • Job Code
    2019-49758
Producer, Associate in Seattle, Washington | Careers at WA-Seattle;1813 Westlake Avenue North (KCPQ)
  • Producer, Associate

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/10/2019 6:53 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-49758
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    KCPQ-TV, the Tribune owned FOX affiliate in Seattle WA is accepting applications for an Associate Producer to join our top-rated news team.  The Associate Producer is responsible for assisting newscast producers with their shows by producing up segments, writing stories and pitching/executing original, local story ideas.  The right candidate will have newsroom experience, a passion for news, be able to handle breaking news, is a strong writer and has excellent news judgment. We are looking for a positive team player who understands how to produce content for our viewers and is skilled at connecting with audiences on all platforms. The Associate Producer must be a strong storyteller who brings energy and is ready to take on a challenging new opportunity.  This position will be a key part of the producing core.   If you want to join our team that produces 11 hours of news a day in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, now!

    Responsibilities

    • Write and provide news content for air
    • Collaborate with Producers, Executive Producers, Editors and the assignment desk to develop news stories
    • Research, produce and execute segments in our newscasts, taking ownership of these segments for the news producers.
    • Learn to fill-in produce newscasts in all dayparts and be able to fill in produce assigned shows
    • Evaluate local, state and national/international stories using websites, Twitter, FOX/CNN/Tribune news services and wires
    • Contributes daily to our digital platforms
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism pred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years of newsroom experience
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, holidays and/or weekends
    • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
    • Must exhibit solid news judgment
    • Must be accurate and consistent in writing ability
    • Must be proactive and work well in a team environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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    Posted: 2019-08-19 Expires: 2019-09-18

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