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Associate Producer

at Tribune Media Company

Posted: 8/29/2019
Job Reference #: 49010
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  • LocationUS-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date7 months ago(2/12/2019 3:56 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-49010
    Hiring Manager
    Raha Sheik
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    POSITION: Associate Producer

    DEPARTMENT: News

    REPORTS TO: Executive Producer/Producer

    ROLE: Daily production of a quality news product as defined by the FOX 5 brand. Accuracy, excellence in production techniques and writing.

    Responsibilities

    • Write and support line producers for assigned newscasts. Fill-in produce.
    • Manage and write graphics for assigned stories and update them as need be.
    • Research, confirm and update local, state, national and international stories through multiple sources including websites, FOX/CNN & Tribune News services, wires and social media.
    • Help determine placement of stories in the newscast and advise producer on story format changes
    • Plan future segments, topics, guests and story ideas.
    • Post stories to the web.
    • Assist assignment desk in making calls to confirm story details.
    • Maintain social media presence.
    • Additional duties as necessary.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired.
    • 1-2 years experience in a working newsroom as either a writer or production assistant.

    REQUIREMENTS/JOB SKILLS:

    • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
    • Must have solid news judgment
    • Must be a consistent and solid writer
    • Must show initiative and have ability to act decisively
    • Work well in a strong team environment
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Detail orientated
    • Must be flexible with schedule and fill-in different shifts as needed