Writer

February 15, 2017

Medium:

TV
Organization:WPIX-TV
Region/DMA:New York City DMA
Description:

The writer will work with news producer in putting their programs and promotion together. Responsibilities may include writing and editing media for news broadcasts. The producer/writer also must have prior on-line producing experience.

Experience:

• College degree or sufficient maturity preferred.

• Prefer candidate have at least 3-5 years experience in broadcast or print journalism.

• Working familiarity with ENG (Electronic News Gathering) and SNG (Satellite News Gathering) operations, iNews, ENPS, Final Cut Pro, Avid and other Newsroom software programs.

• Individual could be considered if he or she has experience in another area of television news.

• Effective writing skills.

• Good organizational skills.

• Good communicator, both orally and written.

• Stays informed on current affairs.

• Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure.

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Requirements:

• Writes stories and promotion assigned by the executive producer.

• Logs media.

• Reads wires, internet, social media and monitors other broadcasts for late breaking stories for updated promotion opportunities.

• Assists reporters by taking scripts or other information from them by phone, email or any other means when they are in the field.

• Produces promotion for regularly schedule cut-ins or for special Reports.

• Must have line-producing and digital media experience.

• May have to produce other news programs as assigned.

• May be assigned to a variety of shifts including weekends and overnights

• May need to perform other duties including but not limited to teleprompter, traffic production, crawl and graphics.

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