KMGH Content Journalist at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Denver, Colorado





Job Description:

INTRODUCTION

Denver7 is looking for an experienced journalist who has deep ties to the state of Colorado and has a deep rolodex and multiple sources. The ideal candidate will have a true understanding of the issues that are important to Coloradans and has the ability to recognize, set up and execute stories with content depth. It will be imperative to understand our "360" branding and have the ability to root out varied perspectives on each story. Coordinates coverage for a specific news show at least one day ahead for key stories as well as scheduled special event coverage.

WHAT YOU'LL DO


  • Consistently brainstorm 360 story ideas and multiple perspectives; use rolodex and sources to set-up experts that add depth to the stories

  • Work with sources and reporters to break stories

  • Create a daily coverage plan of compelling, relevant and timely local content for assigned show(s)

  • Collaborate with assigned show(s) executive producer(s) to ensure coverage being delivered aligns with the vision for show

  • Work with the production team to ensure advance planning is a key part of the assigned shows’ newscast development each day, so that there is depth and balance with breaking or overnight news

  • Network and cultivate local news sources in the coverage area that lead to compelling content

  • Work with team to research, write and produce content for multiple platforms

  • Coordinate with digital and social media staff to facilitate content delivery to those platforms

  • Set up and frequently conduct interviews for newscasts

  • May work with special projects team

  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU'LL NEED


  • BS/BA in Journalism or related discipline

  • A minimum of 5 yrs. experience as a journalist in Colorado

WHAT YOU'LL BRING


  • Knowledge of local market strongly preferred with the ability to network and cultivate sources that lead to compelling content

  • Excellent verbal, written and social media communication skills

  • Working knowledge of industry technologies and practices

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, social media programs and newsroom computer systems, including iNews

  • Ability to collaborate well in a team

  • Effective problem resolution skills

  • Proficiency computer based editing, Final Cut Pro

  • Works with team to research, write and produce content for multiple platforms

  • Coordinates with digital and social media staff to facilitate content delivery to those platforms

  • May produce stories for special event programming

  • May set up interviews for newscasts

  • May work with special projects team

  • Other duties as assigned

COMPENSATION RANGE:

: $0.00 -

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:


  • A career path to grow your professional experiences


  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits


  • Retirement savings plan with company match


  • Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, pet discount program, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.


ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. Scripps’ national networks reach nearly every American through the news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. 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 of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, 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.





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