TITLE: News Writer
STATION: KING 5 TV
STATUS: Temporary, On-call
Brief Description of Duties:
Responsible for writing accurate, engaging news stories for newscasts. Some research skills including making calls or contacting other news outlets, and reading multiple news reports are required to gain a full understanding of a story. Our writers assist producers in managing scripts, live shots, video, and supers for the newscast. Produce cut-ins and content on tickers. Edit video bumps, voice-overs and voiceovers-to-sound using desktop editing. It is imperative that our writers can handle a volume of stories and under deadline.
This is a temporary, on-call, position and must be able to work a flexible shift including overnights and weekends.
Minimum one year broadcast news writing experience. Must have excellent writing skills with the ability to write to video, and a good command of English. Must be creative, detail oriented, able to work under deadline, good computer skills, and able to multi-task and gather accurate information quickly. Experience editing video on desktop editing system is a plus.
If qualified, email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
KING 5 TELEVISION
333 DEXTER AVE. N.
SEATTLE, WA 98109
King 5 Television is an equal opportunity employer