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TITLE:News Writer

STATION:KING 5 TV

DEPARTMENT:News

STATUS:Temporary, On-call



Brief Description of Duties:

Responsible for writing accurate, engaging news stories for an assigned newscast. Contact sources by telephone, 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. Will also update social media platforms and write and post to king5.com as required. Experience editing video on desktop editing system is a plus.

This is a temporary, on-call, position and must be able to work a flexible shift including overnights and weekends.


Qualifications:

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 time pressure deadlines, good computer skills, and able to multi-task and gather accurate information quickly.

If qualified, email your resume to hr@king5.com or mail to:


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

King 5 Television is an equal opportunity employer
M/F/D/V

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