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TITLE:News Writer

STATION:KING 5 TV

DEPARTMENT:News

STATUS:Regular Full Time


Brief Description of Duties:


KING 5 TV is looking for a creative news writer who will write accurate, engaging news stories. Other responsibilities include: edit video bumps, voice-overs and voiceovers-to-sound using desktop editing; contact sources by phone; assist producers in managing scripts, live shots, video, and supers for the newscast; produce cut-ins and content on tickers. Will also update social media platforms, and write and post to king5.com as required. Must be able to fill-in as a news producer, as needed, for newscasts and breaking news. Must be able to work early mornings and/or weekends.

Qualifications:


College degree with minimum two years television news writing experience with show producing experience preferred. Must have the ability to scan various traditional, digital, and social network sources. Must be able to write quickly and accurately and convey information clearly in a stressful environment. Also required: good command of English language, detail oriented, good computer skills, ability to multi-task and gather information quickly.

KING TV is a subsidiary of Belo Corp. Belo is one of the top media companies in the country and provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k).

If qualified, please send a copy of your resume, and a cover letter, via email to hr@king5.com or mail to:

HUMAN RESOURCES #K13R12
KING 5 TELEVISION
333 DEXTER AVE. N.
SEATTLE, WA 98109

King 5 Television is an equal opportunity employer

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