Tribune Company Associate Producer in Indianapolis, Indiana

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Associate Producer to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Associate Producer must be a strong storyteller who brings energy and is ready to take on a challenging new opportunity! This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing the newscast.

  • Write and provide news content for air

  • Collaborate with Producers, Executive Producers, Editors and the assignment desk to develop news stories

  • Evaluate local, state and national/international stories using websites, Twitter, FOX/CBS/CNN/Tribune news services and wires

  • Learn to fill-in produce

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism preferred; equivalent experience required

  • 1 year of experience in a newsroom preferred

  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, holidays and/or weekends

  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure

  • Must exhibit solid news judgment

  • Must be accurate and consistent in writing ability

  • Must be proactive and work well in a team environment

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be willing to submit to a background check

  • Must hvae unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Equal Employment Oppportunity

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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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

Job Number: 2018-48364

External Company URL: www.tribunemedia.com

Street: 6910 Network Place