10 hours
2018-02-202018-03-21

Digital Producer/Assignment Editor

Seattle, WA
  • Job Code
    2018-46944
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Digital Producer/Assignment Editor

Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/24/2018 11:13 PM)
Job ID
2018-46944
Category
News Operations

Overview

KCPQ/KZJO, the Tribune owned affiliate in Seattle, WA is looking for an experienced assignment editor/digital producer who will be responsible for running the assignment desk while also writing and reporting breaking and developing news stories on Q13FOX.com, and Q13 FOX mobile apps and social media. We want someone who is a content focused, breaking news junkie who can manage field crews and live assets  who thrives on being competitive, doesn’t take no for an answer when pursuing a story and has a track record of knowing how to dig up new stories.

 

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of reporting, sourcing, transparency and journalism ethics, as well as a mastery of spelling, punctuation, grammar and AP Style. The ability to be detail-oriented, organized and able to prioritize and comfortably multitask under tight deadlines is a must. The right candidate must be able to communicate effectively with crews and producers and juggle logistics, phones, email, setting up interviews while monitoring scanner traffic, twitter feeds, Facebook, and other social media for breaking news and story ideas. We need someone who can handle breaking news with solid judgment and a cool head while keeping key players informed.

 

The applicant must be able to integrate digital content with broadcast coverage and communicate effectively with show producers and on-air reporters. Familiarity and comfort with Twitter and Facebook are required, and the candidate should understand how social media is an asset to a news organization.

  

  • Produce and manage engaging content over a variety of digital platforms
  • Lead breaking news coverage
  • Be able to handle high-pressure environment
  • Manage deadlines
  • Produce and publish slideshows, stories, videos and other interactive content
  • Manage interactive content from other newsroom teams
  • Create unique, interactive content
  • Ability to gather information for news stories and coverage

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
  • Minimum two years’ experience as an assignment editor
  • Must be willing to work weekends, unusual shifts and holidays
  • Previous experience with CMS platforms a plus
  • Previous experience with non-linear editing a plus
  • Photoshop experience is pred

 

 

ABOUT TRIBUNE MEDIA: Tribune Media Company 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 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, available in 72 million households, Tribune Studios, and Tribune Digital Ventures, including the websites Zap2it and TVByTheNumbers, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of TV and music metadata powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices.  Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, 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 other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

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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Tribune Media is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, national entertainment network WGN America, Tribune Studios, Gracenote, WGN-Radio and a significant number of iconic real estate properties and strategic investments.

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