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Producer

Tribune Company


Location:
Memphis, TN
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
2018-47344
Tribune Company
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Careers Center | Producer
  • Producer

    Location US-TN-Memphis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/5/2018 4:18 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47344
    Category
    News Writers/Producers
  • Overview

    Job Title: Producer

    Station / Department: WREG-TV / News        

    Reports to: Executive Producer

     

     

    Memphis is one of the busiest markets you’ll find anywhere. That’s why our producers won’t accept yesterday’s leftovers, but seek out today’s news. Severe weather. Breaking news. Those phrases get our blood pumping. If you’re on a mission to create an exciting show every day, a show that never gets put to bed, WREG may just be the shop for you.

     

    You’ll work hard at WREG, so you’ve got to be able to keep up. Getting the facts right must be your highest priority. Producing at our shop includes story showcasing and writing, as well as posting stories online and on social media. You’ve got be a self-motivator, a strong writer and an ace at spelling and grammar.

     

    We want the passionate, the producers who bring it every single day and take no prisoners.

    Responsibilities

    • Produce newscasts that are fresh, accurate, balanced, imaginative, relevant, and meaningful.
    • Manage your resources daily to provide quality, contemporary newscasts. Such resources include other members of the News Channel 3 organization, your sources of information, and production techniques.
    • Direct, motivate and coach reporters, photographers and other team members to generate compelling stories.
    • Communicate the On Your Side brand to viewers.
    • Write strong stories, in active voice, using proper grammar, spelling and ensure factual accuracy.
    • Post stories to the WREG website and social media.
    • Control development of news day and newscast by working with News Director and Executive Producer.
    • Direct, motivate and work with reporters and photographers to generate story ideas and direction

     

    Qualifications

    • Journalism degree or equivalent is pred and/or 2-3 years of work experience
    • Strong writer, organizer, coordinator, speller and grammarian.
    • Strong producing skills to develop write and organize the news for a logical and well paced newscasts. Experience in news reporting and gathering.

    • Management skills to guide, schedule and coordinate work of reporters and photographers.
    • Have a valid state driver’s license (or be able to get one).
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check.
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

     

     

    Physical Requirements:

    • Dexterity to operate buttons and switches on keyboard.
    • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds of book, videotape, media, etc.
    • Ability to drive news vehicles.

     Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Company Info

    Tribune 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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