Topical Producer

Posted by Tribune Broadcasting

Huntsville, AL
Posted: 2019-08-15

Description:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a temporary Topical Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

The Topical Producer will create compelling news spots that will draw in viewers and enhance brand awareness. This position is responsible for writing, shooting and editing teases for newscasts on multiple platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Write, shoot and edit topicals designed to encourage viewers to watch more news
  • Understand and execute topicals in line with company branding and goals
  • Manage time while juggling tight deadlines
  • Collaborate with Creative Services Director, News Producers and newsroom talent to ensure topicals capture viewers’ attention
  • Bring creative ideas to tell similar stories
  • Must keep up with and understand local news stories and important issues in our DMA
  • Maintain equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Excellent copywriting skills for multiple platforms
  • Proficient with Final Cut X or Adobe Premiere editing systems
  • Ability to shoot video with a DSLR camera
  • Proficient with Adobe Premiere or similar nonlinear editing system
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work Monday – Friday 2:00 – 6:00PM

Equal Employment Opportunity
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Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

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