Video Producer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/18/2022 1:35 PM)
Requisition ID
Sales/Advertising - Creative Services
Position Type
Physical Work Location
Chicago Tribune - Work from Home


Senior Video Producer


Studio 1847 is seeking a Senior Video Producer to manage Video team operations for our award-winning content team. At Studio 1847, the branded content studio of Tribune Publishing, your success is at the core of everything we do.  We work with brands of all sizes and across all industries to tell their stories in informative and engaging ways.  Our strong publishing brands — trusted sources of local news and information — are rooted in professional storytelling and integrity.  


Tribune Publishing is committed to hiring people with diverse backgrounds, voices and visions. Be yourself. Bring yourself. Because that’s the only way we will deliver on our mission to provide meaningful journalism to the diverse communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable for fostering inclusion and opportunity across race, gender, age, creed, identity and experience. Join us. 


This position reports to Studio 1847 senior leaders (VP, Director) and the role is responsible for:


  • Management of all video team operations
  • Development and execution of targeted plans for contracted creative
  • Writing, communicating, and managing the execution of detailed shoot plans
  • Booking and scouting video locations
  • Producing client-approved casting, as needed
  • All field production, as assigned, as the lead
  • Booking and managing video crew and vendors – including graphic designers and editors
  • Leading post-production – including client approvals and feedback
  • Facilitating necessary video department processes – including organizational documents and contracts, hard drive shipments, deliverables, etc.
  • Working with Studio 1847 leadership to remain on deadline and on budget
  • Working collaboratively with sales teams to pitch branded video ideation
  • Collaborating with strategist team to achieve client goals using effective video messaging
  • Working with account management for effective distribution of content, as is appropriate
  • Providing “white glove” customer service to clients


To be considered, please include a portfolio with recent work samples.

  • Degree in communications, media, marketing, film or related field
  • 5+ years of experience as a producer or content creator, managing agency, broadcast and/or digital productions
  • Strong field production and client management skills
  • Must be able to juggle multiple projects of varying levels of urgency and remain on schedule
  • Must be detail-oriented and a team player, willing to jump in and do the work if needed
  • Should be familiar with, and understand current video and social trends
  • Possess excellent leadership, organizational, communication and time management skills
  • Able to operate independently, possessing a strong sense of urgency and ownership of work
  • Position is Remote, and travel to shoots at various times is expected


Desired Background:


  • Impressive digital portfolio with an emphasis on authentic storytelling and docu-style production
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to shoot and edit 
  • Connected to active network of freelance shooters, editors and/or designers 


Tribune Publishing Company is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, Tribune Publishing Company operates local media businesses in seven markets with titles including the Chicago Tribune The Baltimore SunOrlando Sentinel, South Florida’s Sun-Sentinel, Virginia’s Daily Press and The Virginian-PilotThe Morning Call of Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, and the Hartford Courant. Studio 1847 is the brand marketing division of Tribune Publishing Co. We partner with brands to tell their stories through content and experiences.



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