WXMI FOX 17, the Tribune owned station located in Grand Rapids, Michigan is looking for a Producer who can execute all aspects of the broadcast and digital story-telling process. The right candidate will be expected to come up with original content daily for broadcasts and digital platforms. Must be comfortable juggling multiple projects at once and managing various crews. Needs to be a strong researcher, writer, show producer, communicator and leader. This person must be able to take charge of a newscast, make strong news decisions and be able to coordinate many live shots and handle breaking news like a pro. This producer must be flexible and be able to write strong copy for TV and the web if necessary, coordinate with reporters and produce a newscast that is showcased.
\u2022 Determine content flow of show rundowns.\u2022 Work with management, senior producers and staff generating and writing stories for on-air and website.\u2022 Work stories independently as well as collaboratively with various reporters.\u2022 Work quickly and efficiently to produce daily newscasts on strict deadlines.\u2022 Develop story ideas, research and plan segments.\u2022 Fast and accurate script writing, video and graphic production\u2022 Ability to work in a team environment.\u2022 Discretion, maturity and composure-especially under pressure.\u2022 Ability to work flexible hours including nights, holidays and weekends.
\u2022 Must have a solid news judgment and knowledge of working newsroom.\u2022 Journalism degree preferred\u2022 Prior television reporting or producing in a commercial newsroom or equivalent.\u2022 Excellent writing, production and computer assisted reporting skills.\u2022 Must be creative and well organized with good people skills.\u2022 Strong leadership skills.\u2022 Ability to work in fast-paced environment with changing priorities and deadlines.
Please apply online: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/.
Tribune Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Company InfoTribune 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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Tribune Media combines distinctive content with nationwide broadcast distribution and cutting-edge digital properties and data businesses. In the last 18 months, as it prepared to separate its publishing business, Tribune Media acquired Local TV Holdings to become the nation’s largest independent broadcaster, began the conversion of its superstation WGN America into a widely distributed general entertainment cable channel, launched a re-imagined Tribune Studios as an engine for producing original content and expanded the company’s segment leading metadata businesses, including Gracenote, the world’s most-used music metadata company. In every aspect of the company, whether in producing critical local news, riveting original programming, or premier sporting events, Tribune Media engages and connects viewers with must-have content across every distribution platform.