Current Employment Opportunities:

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News Producer

Position Summary:

WNEP-TV, the ABC affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. has an immediate opening for a News Producer.  If producing interesting and informative newscasts is your passion, we may be your perfect match!  Newswatch 16 covers every county in the market aggressively and we have the tools to do it – sat trucks, live trucks, live cellular broadband, and three bureaus!  You can be a part of a long-time market – and national – ratings success leader. Our newscast producers create innovative formats, coordinate the writing and editing of scripts, put together full screen graphics, and line-produce shows.  The right person for the job needs to be able to multi-task and work under pressure and deadlines on a daily basis.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • create innovative newscast formats
  • coordinate the writing and editing of scripts
  • coordinate and plan live shots
  • select graphics
  • time the show
  • work under deadlines
  • adapt to last minute breaking news and developing stories
  • communicate with anchors, field crews and control room staff
  • line-produce shows

Requirements:

Qualified applicants must have a degree in journalism and have experience producing newscasts.  Knowledge of AP writing style required.  Knowledge of all social media platforms is a must.

Apply to News Director Carl R. Abraham, 16 Montage Mountain Road, Moosic, PA 18507 or email:  Carl.Abraham@wnep.com The position requires a valid driver’s license. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.  No Phone calls please.

ABOUT TRIBUNE MEDIA: Tribune Media Company 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 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, available in 72 million households, Tribune Studios, and Tribune Digital Ventures, including the websites Zap2it and TVByTheNumbers, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of TV and music metadata powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices.  Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, 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 other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

 

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