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Freelance Writer (Union)


Freelance Writer (Union)

• Emerging Level


KPIX is looking for someone who has the ability to write compelling, succinct, clear news scripts under tight deadlines. Write stories according to station policies, editorial style and rundown.

Category Writers 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 05, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Research and evaluate news stories and sources.

Coordinate the video editing of news stories.

Assist in the producing of news segments and breaking news special reports.

Exercise sound news judgment and comply with KPIX News editorial standards.

This is a union position and membership is required.


Applicants should have the following experience and skills:

At least 2 years of television news writing.
Experience on Inews/ENPS or equivalent news computer system.
Ability to create clear, compelling, succinct news stories from raw materials including: unedited video, reporter notes, desk notes, telephone interviews, wire copy.
Writing style that is straightforward uses active voice and is conversational.
Experience working with video editing systems.
Familiarity with news feed services CNN Newsource & CBS Newspath.
Must possess excellent production and management skills.
Ability to respond rapidly and effectively to breaking news.
Related College degree and/or equivalent preferred.

Physical Demands:
Must be able to sit at desk for long periods of time and operate keyboard.

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Job Type Part Time  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift N/A
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