Posted: June 25, 2024

TV Promotion Writer Producer

  • Full Time
  • Television
  • Pittsburgh



TV Promotion Writer Producer

WTAE-TV Channel 4, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA is looking for a creative Promotion Writer/Producer to write, shoot, edit and design promotion for all media platforms.

This position is responsible for topical promotion that will drive viewers to upcoming newscasts.  You will work closely with creative services managers and the news department to identify the most ???promotable??? content to write, produce and creatively build daily promos that help execute our strategic goals.

You will report to the Creative Services Director and assist the promotions department in station campaigns, targeted special reports, proof of impact spots, marketing projects and events, as assigned.

You could work for Hearst Television, one of the most respected multimedia companies, producing promotion content in a one of the most competitive markets in the nation! Pittsburgh proudly ranks among the top places to live and work. If you are creative, motivated, and looking for a city with everything to offer – then this job could be ideal for you!


  • Produce, write, shoot and edit attention grabbing on-air topicals from start to finish that increases viewer interest, brand awareness and ratings for all multi-platforms
  • Use station???s social media and digital platforms to drive viewers engagement.
  • Organize and build projects from concept through delivery, directing voice over talent and on-air announce talent.
  • Edit using Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Shoot using Canon C70, C300 and an array of lenses.
  • Work closely with news producers, anchors, photographers and managers.
  • Help implement station and community events
  • Contribution to brainstorms across all departments


  • 2+ years experience in Television writing or producing preferred.
  • Experience with Adobe applications such as After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required.
  • Writing skills; can write compelling, conversational copy
  • Knowledge of production process including non-linear editing
  • Proficient in videography and lighting
  • Work well under extreme deadlines
  • Must be a team player and creative
  • In-person attendance is required.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

About WTAE Channel 4

WTAE is a digital multi-media company providing news, weather, sports, information and entertainment content on WTAE Channel 4, WTAE.com, and Cozi TV. Pittsburgh???s Action News 4 is honored with prestigious broadcast journalism awards including the Peabody and Edward R. Murrow Award. Pittsburgh???s Action Weather 4 is Western Pennsylvania???s most recognized weather forecast provider and is available on air, online, and on smart phones. WTAE Channel 4, the ABC station in Pittsburgh the nation???s 26th largest market, is owned by Hearst Television, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst, a leading media company whose global holdings include 33 local television stations and two local radio stations.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Pittsburgh – 15221
Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE
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