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Producer, Writer Sr

Tribune Company

Memphis, TN
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  • Producer, Writer Sr

    Location US-TN-Memphis
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/20/2018 4:25 PM)
    Job ID
    Marketing/Creative Services
  • Overview

    The primary responsibilities of the Sr Creatives Services Writer/Producer position are to assist the Creative Services Director in promoting news and other station activities.


    1. Develops, writes, shoots, edits and produces news promotional spots for on-air, both generic and topical.
    2. Develops, writes, shoots, edits and produces entertainment and special events promotion spots for on-air, both generic and topical.
    3. Assists with the production and implementation of topical and/or series news promotions to be used for placement on station’s air and in external advertising.
    4. Oversees copy editing and revision of daily topicals and sweeps promotion.
    5. Handles tracking of special station advertising spots for placement verification.
    6. Maintain promotional presence on WREG.com, social media, and other websites when necessary. Format and upload promotional spots, write captions, and update content in proper formats.
    7. Conceptualizes graphics and enlists graphic support to clearly enhance and emphasize promotional messages.
    8. Inserts station promotion/advertising into daily log.
    9. Maintains communication between station and Digital Operating Center to insure accuracy in airing of station promotion.
    10. Insures accuracy and timeliness of station promotional spot playback by demonstrating thorough understanding of station traffic and automation systems
    11. Maintains all master promo/graphic reels and backup drives
    12. Insures all department equipment is in proper operating condition at all times.
    13. Compiles highlight reels for internal station and company communication.
    14. Assists in handling requests for local/network program information
    15. Performs other duties as assigned



    Creative ability to write copy and produce news promotions. Grammar skills. Able to communicate well with the general public, civic organizations, and the news, production and traffic personnel. Video editing skills on Final Cut Pro or other future editing software. Photography and remote video production skills. Able to plan and organize so that production and editing sessions run smoothly and stay on time. Photoshop skills. Adobe After Effects skills. Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.



    Good manual dexterity in order to operate the numerous small push buttons and rotary switches on the equipment. Good eyesight and hearing for the composition and evaluation of commercial production and programs. Good hearing to be able to evaluate audio for on-air promotion.


    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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