10 hours

Newscast Producer

Tribune Company
Des Moines, IA
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Newscast Producer
  • Newscast Producer

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/16/2018 4:12 PM)
    Job ID
    News Writers/Producers
  • Overview

    PURPOSE/REASON FOR THE POSITION: Produce newscasts, write stories for newscasts, gather information and write news stories for www.WHOtv.com. and WHO-HD social media news feeds.


    • Ability to produce newscasts.
    • Ability to write stories for television, online sites and social-media news feeds.
    • Ability to read newspaper and social-media networks for information.
    • Ability to handle live breaking news.
    • Ability to handle deadline pressure.
    • Ability to give directions to anchors, reporters, photographers and directors.


    Valid driver’s license
    Computer literate
    2 years television newsroom experience
    2 years news-producing experience pred
    4-year college degree pred
    Work under extreme pressure, deadlines and adverse weather conditions.
    Desk work, walking and standing


    Internal Contacts:                    External Contacts:
    All station personnel                 General public

    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.


    If you are interested, in writing to: Rod Peterson News Director, WHO-HD 1801 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309. Fax information to (515) 242-3796 or e-mail to rod.peterson@WHOTV.com


    Tribune Media is an 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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