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Tribune Company

Sacramento, CA
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Careers Center | Producer


Location US-CA-Sacramento
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/23/2018 11:32 PM)
Job ID
News Writers/Producers


FT Television News Guest Booker / Producer


Are you a producer with a passion for news and entertainment?

If so, then this job is for you!

KTXL FOX40 in Sacramento, California is looking for its next news guest booker/producer to join our team and take our 5.5 hour morning show to the next level. The successful candidate should do what it takes to consistently produce segments and book guests that stand out. You should know how to “produce up” a segment and write vos/vosots/packages. You should also live and breathe social media.

There will be a ton of candidates for this job. How will you make your application stand out?



  • Be creative and create compelling
  • Find, book and prepare guests for AM live segments in studio and in the field.
  • Maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and local contacts 
  • Search wire services, network feeds, websites and social media to find relevant material or ideas. 
  • Collaborate with other producers for segments/guests/special reports and special event coverage.
  • Act as leader in facilitating teamwork of staff members 
  • Work with directors and anchors/reporters 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 AM editorial meetings
  • Generate promotable story ideas daily 
  • Communicate with the staff on content set to be featured on all platforms
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned 
  • Write news stories 


We’re seeking someone with 4+ years of news producing and/or segment producing experience. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, are required. 

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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