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Content Coordinator at Scripps Media, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

Job Description:

WPTV Newschannel 5, the E.W. Scripps owned NBC affiliate, is looking for an experienced Content Coordinator to join our team in the sunny Palm Beaches!

Primary Purpose

The content coordinator manages, edits and tracks incoming and outgoing content for multiple platforms.

Key Activities

  • Monitor, communicate and traffic all incoming content

  • Collaborate with newsroom staff to achieve editorial objectives

  • Identify issues with incoming content, evaluate alternatives and implement solutions

  • Maintenance storage and capacity of SAN

  • Edit content for use on multiple platforms

  • Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment; including but not limited to video editing equipment

  • Working knowledge of the multitude of paths by which content is imported and exported

  • Communicate consistently with newsroom staff regarding content, including but not limited to coordinating with field crews

  • Distribution of content to other Scripps units

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline preferred

  • 5 - 8 years of experience in related field preferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Effective delegation and problem resolution skills

  • Detail-oriented, organized and abiltiy to work effectively under pressure

  • Proficiency computer based editing, Fianal Cut Pro

Work Environment

  • Office environment

  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends

  • In the event of a local hurricane, stay at the station with the rest of the staff to help support the news organization.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.