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Associate Producer/Writer


Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Heather TenBarge

Job Description

KIAH, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Associate Producer to work in our Houston location.


The Associate Producer must be a strong storyteller who brings energy and is ready to take on a challenging new opportunity! The right candidate will have excellent writing, spelling and grammar skills, as well as knowledge of pop culture and current events. This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing the newscast.

Primary Responsibilities

Write news content for on-air

Assist with building graphics

Supervise the live on-air delivery of newscasts in the control room

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

Learn to fill-in produce

Perform other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required

1 year of experience in a newsroom preferred

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 able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays



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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit 


KIAH is an equal opportunity employer.