TITLE:Promotion Writer/Producer

DEPARTMENT:Creative Services


STATUS:Regular Full Time

If you crave collaboration, daydream about copy lines and edit transitions, and recognize a clear marketing vision is the foundation for excellent creative, contact us. We re looking for a self-directing, experienced, multi-tasking Creative Services Writer/Producer to join the team at a station with a national reputation for quality news and expansive local programming. The team creates news topical, special reports, image and proof-of-performance promotion for KING 5, KONG TV (an independent duopoly), and NWCN (a 24-hour regional news network, and multiple digital platforms including a top rated website, the most engaged social media audience in the market, and digital broadcast channels (Live Well Network).

Brief Description of Duties:

A week s work could include topical promotion for news and local programming, producing a spot for targeted news reports, supporting your message on social media, and writing and/or shooting a community promo involving agencies or clients. Add in online, print, radio and cable support at various times of the year as well as schedule flexibility to support a station producing more than 8 hours of news each day. Responsibilities include conceptual development, writing, obtaining voice over or on-camera reads and music, producing visuals ranging from original shooting to coordination of custom graphics with the Design department and editing or overseeing the final edit.


College degree in communications or related field and minimum 3 years experience in promotions/marketing preferred. Must have demonstrated excellent writing, editing and conceptual producing skills. The right candidate will have experience editing multiple digital video formats using Final Cut Pro (or equivalent non-linear system) under tight deadlines. Proficiency using Apple and Adobe CS software for graphics, audio sweetening and DVD authoring is strongly desired. Pluses a background in photography and/or knowledge of iNews and XDNews.

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).

Send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and a non-returnable Beta, CD, DVD, or online demo to:


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

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