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Producer Full Time

Tribune Company
Seattle, WA
  • Job Code
    2019-50170
Producer Full Time in Seattle, Washington | Careers at WA-Seattle;1813 Westlake Avenue North (KCPQ)
  • Producer Full Time

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/22/2019 9:15 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-50170
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    Q13 News is looking for a skilled producer to join the highly rated Q13 News This Morning team. This producer will be responsible for producing newscasts in assigned hour(s) by executing the vision and mission of the shows and day to day news coverage decisions. This position will be responsible for stacking newscasts, determining placement and treatment of stories, writing for the newscast and reviewing scripts for accuracy and writing style. The producer will work directly with the assignment desk on daily content and logistics decisions in coordination with news management.

    The producer will participate in the editorial meetings by identifying important local content and angles of coverage, assist in decisions on separating content and differentiating stories in the newscasts, looking for opportunities to get the best and freshest content into a newscast and driving new content into the shows.

    The producer handles breaking news in a newscast, pushes for fresh content, creates compelling newscasts and has excellent news judgment.

    Responsibilities

    • Produce assigned newscast(s), deciding on story placement, treatment and ensuring new content makes its way into the newscasts
    • Write and produce news stories for daily newscasts that are consistently factual, accurate, compelling and easy to understand
    • 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
    • Copy edits news stories by reporters and writers
    • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
    • Minimum of 2 years of producing experience with degree in journalism or related field
    • Proven track record of owning breaking news and weather coverage
    • Creative and strong writer with sharp news judgment
    • Must understand social media and how to tell stories on multiple platforms
    • Must be flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
    • Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines

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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-01-04

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