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Reporter at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Description:

Primary Purpose


Responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. 


Key Activities


  • Gathers and verifies factual information for stories through interviews, observation and research. 
  • Generates creative story ideas daily based on the station’s brand and strategic plan. 
  • Writes, edits and organizes stories for live reports, taped interviews or online.
  • Works cooperatively with photographer on assignment.
  • Edits video and posts stories on multimedia platforms




Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1 - 3 years experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience
  • Edit video on various editing systems
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
  • Proficient at posting content to various platforms
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.


Work Environment


  • Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.


Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.