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Writer Producer

Writer Producer

WLKY is looking for a highly-creative Promotion Writer Producer to write, shoot, edit and design promotion for all media platforms including nightside topicals. This position is responsible for producing station image promotion for all platforms that advances our brand and gets noticed in a competitive market. This person will write, produce, and creatively execute daily news promos and assist in the execution of events, station campaigns, and marketing projects. This person will also assist the promotions department in other duties, as assigned.  If you can think outside the box and are motivated with a great attitude, then this job could be ideal for you!  


Job Responsibilities:


  • Produce, write, shoot, and edit compelling on-air promos and image campaigns from start to finish that generate viewer interest to increase the brand awareness and ratings for all multi-platforms.
  • Organizing, overseeing, and executing projects from concept through delivery.
  • Working with and scheduling on-air announce talent to execute nightly topicals.
  • Create, update, and enhance station on-air image, entertainment promos and graphics. 
  • Produce and execute community outreach events, including on-air promotion and event planning/execution.  
  • Hands-on editing, shooting, and post-production. 
  • Contribution to brainstorms in all department projects. 
  • In-person attendance is required


Experience Requirements:


  • Television News Writer/Producer experience preferred.
  • Experience with Adobe applications such as After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop are a must.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.


Qualifications Requirements:


  • Working knowledge of non-linear editing and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Great communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of production process.
  • Proficient in videography and lighting.
  • Demonstrated ability to write compelling, conversational copy.
  • Strong image and promotion writing skills.  
  • Work well under extreme nightly deadlines.
  • Must be a team player and think outside the box.
  • Must be able to work an evening shift between 1:30p - 10:30p ET
  • Must submit a reel or online video links to relevant work experience. 




  • Bachelor’s Degree or some college preferred.
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements


As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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