3 days old


Tribune Company
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Writer/Producer
  • Writer/Producer

    Location US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/27/2018 5:51 PM)
    Job ID
    Marketing/Creative Services
  • Overview

    FOX 17 - WXMI Grand Rapids, Michigan (44th market) is seeking a creative and innovative Writer/Producer to be part of our creative team and a driving force behind our station’s promotion and marketing. The successful candidate knows how to write, shoot, and edit, and has sample work that forcibly removes our socks. Digital marketing experience and good design/compositing skills earn bonus points and will definitely get our attention.


    • Write, produce, shoot and edit effective marketing materials for television and digital mediums
    • Collaborate with producers and designers to produce marketing materials, primarily for station marketing, but for external advertisers as well
    • Collaborate with the Creative Services Director and On-Air Manager to maintain and strengthen station brand
    • Collaborate with an aggressive news team to drive daily news promotional messaging
    • Create topical news promotion, episodic show promotion, community outreach promotion, social/digital marketing, scheduling for daily logs, managing promotional spot database
    • Perform other duties as needed and as described by the Creative Services Director and On-Air Manger


    • 3-5 years prior writing/shooting/editing experience required
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Exceptional copy writing skills
    • Comfortable working with a team or solo
    • Able to receive and give constructive criticism
    • Must have an interest in local news and be a regular viewer
    • Must be detail-oriented, organized and have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects while meeting deadlines
    • Extensive experience with the Adobe Creative software suite
    • Familiarity with Wide Orbit traffic system a plus but not required
    • Familiarity with digital marketing a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree pred, equivalent work experience a must

    Please online: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/. Must provide a link to work samples demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production and post production to be considered.



    WXMI/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.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Featured Jobs

    PhotojournalistTribune Company Oklahoma City, OK More Info
    Chief PhotographerTribune Company Sacramento, CA More Info
    ProducerTribune Company Kansas City, MO More Info
    Account ExecutiveTribune Company Hartford, CT More Info
    ReporterTribune Company High Point, NC More Info
    Digital Multimedia JournalistTribune Company Los Angeles, CA More Info

    Salary Questions

    Find out how your paycheck compares by industry, function, location, and more.

    Check Right Now

    Your Resume

    Use our Resume/CV builder to quickly create a resume/cv that stands out.

    Get Started Now

    Set Up Your Job Alerts

    Be alerted wnhen a job is posted which fits your professional criteria.

    Set Up Your Alerts Right Now

    Before you go...

    Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

    Share this job:


    Tribune Company
    Grand Rapids, MI

    Share this job


    Tribune Company
    Grand Rapids, MI

    Separate email addresses with commas

    Enter valid email address for sender.

    Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

    Sign In Create Account
    Powered ByCareerCast