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Updated Dec 8, 2014
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    Tribune Company Associate Producer Interview

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    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Tribune Company.

    Interview Details

    They'll have you take a writing test (turn 5 press releases into 20 second news stories in 30 minutes), then will ask you what you want to do. If you have a focus or interest, speak out. There's a good chance you'll be able to learn a lot up front (broadcast/web producing, assignment desk) etc. So don't hesitate to speak up.

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    • "Will you be ready to produce a full hour of news soon." Be honest. I wasn't ready, I said I wasn't. It worked out.   Answer Question
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    No negotiations. They don't have money, so it's their number of see you later.
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Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1933
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Gannett, McClatchy Company

Its roots are in print journalism, but the Tribune Company has branched out to embrace virtually every aspect of modern media. One of the top newspaper publishers in the US, it owns about 10 major daily papers, including The Baltimore Sun, the Los Angeles Times and its hometown Chicago Tribune. Tribune also owns 23 TV stations in about 20 markets, cable network WGN America, and a stake in the Food Network. The company's Tribune Media Services unit is a leading syndicator of news and other content. In addition, Tribune owns a number of investments in online media. Real... More

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