Location: Houston, TX
Contact Name: Heather TenBarge
KIAH, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Houston location.
The 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.
Write, manage, and produce content for air
Creatively use graphics to emphasize stories
Collaborate with Editors, Associate Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
2+ years previous news producing experience
Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
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 www.tribunemedia.com.
KIAH is an equal opportunity employer.