CREATIVE SERVICES – TRAINEE TEMPORARY POSITION 6 MONTHS (R)
Assist Creatives Services Department and Contributors in researching social interest topics that would be the content for the social topic segments and podcasts. Identify and pitch social interest stories for segment content. Identify and pitch stories and guests appropriate for the segment and associated podcast. Prepare appropriate research for pitch meetings with contributors, producers and anchor. Conduct pre-interviews with contributors. Solid news judgment and a grasp of local news, politics and current events. Schedule guests for the segment and podcast. Plan for anticipated future news events. Cut video and sound, and make graphics as needed. Write scripts for a podcast rundown. Ability to write in a vibrant conversational style that makes the subject matter relevant, clear and catchy. Ability to identify news, select video and sound bites and oversee editing. Assist with Podcast creation.
Requirements: Excellent writing, production and communication skills. Creative thinking and a passion for news and current events. Team-player attitude and attention to detail. Ability to meet critical deadlines. Knowledge of television, field and studio production. College degree preferably in Journalism or Broadcasting, and be a recent graduate (within one year or less).
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