Open position: Content Licensing Producer at WPIX-TV NYC

Tribune Media is currently seeking a Producer, Content Licensing at WPIX-TV in New York City.

Tribune Media is looking for a news enthusiast who is also familiar with prominent NYC archival events. WPIX-TV shoots hours of video daily and has expansive vaults dating back to 1948.
The individual will sift through a trove of current and archive content, selecting the best material for internal preservation as well as editorial usage, group sharing and stock licensing with our partners.
Prior experience in a broadcast newsroom or news archive is preferred.

Responsibilities:
Applying key metadata to ensure our content can be located and preserved
Lightly edit raw video to make more focused and compelling clips
Ensure that rights, embargos and similar restrictions are documented and honored
Assess historical archives, highlighting key events for licensing and internal partners
Upload completed clips to content partners

Qualifications:
1-3 years of journalism/newsroom/archival work experience
Exceptional analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
The ability to visualize how a story is told for editorial genres – documentary and news.
Quick learner, will need to learn newsroom flow and licensing protocols
Ability to learn/familiarity with different generations of media (XDCAM, Beta, U-Matic, 16mm, etc)
Detail oriented with excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Able to work independently and as a member of a larger team
Able to accurately handle multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment
Comfortable communicating with, taking input from and making requests of a wide range of people, in   different cities, at various levels of seniority
Comfortable with web applications, nonlinear video editing and standard office software

The ideal candidate is an exceptional collaborator and communicator with a proven ability to earn the respect and support of managers, peers, and customers alike.

Please send cover letter and resume to John Schlauch johns@tribunemedia.com and Stephannie Lam <SLam@Tribunemedia.com>

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