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Producer, News

at Tribune Media Company

Posted: 8/27/2019
Job Reference #: 49912
Categories: Media/Publishing
Keywords: media

Job Description

  • LocationUS-LA-Metairie
    Posted Date1 month ago(8/14/2019 5:22 PM)
    Job ID
    Hiring Manager
    Richard Erbach
  • Overview

    This is a unique opportunity for a forward thinking, creative show doctor for our highly touted News with a Twist program.

    You will work in tandem with your co-hosts to organize content that engages viewers in a new and fun way to enhance the overall show.

    You must have passion for news, current affairs, pop culture, and entertainment.


    • Producer works with the Executive Producer in guiding daily news, co-host topics with an emphasis:-
    • Creative storytelling that delivers both factual clarity and emotional connection with viewers.
    • Smartly using social media to advance our reporting.
    • Responsibilities include writing all copy not supplied by co-hosts or reporters and writing and posting to the web.
    • Reviews and approves story ideas during pre-production to ensure consistent creative and content execution.
    • Works with EP to expand storylines and editorial calendar as well as assisting with development for future programs.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to thrive in a collaborative work environment.
    • Extremely detail-oriented with strong organization skills.


    • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
    • News magazine development and production experience a plus.
    • Familiarity with Final Cut Pro is a plus.

    Email or send cover letter with links to your best newscasts, franchises, segments, etc. to Rick Erbach, News Director, WGNO/WNOL, One Galleria Blvd, Suite 850, Metairie, LA 70001 or email to Must apply online at www.tribunemedia/com/careers. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

    Equal Employment Opportunity