News Producer, WEWS at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in Media - Journalism - Newspaper 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Cleveland, Ohio





Job Description:

WEWS, The E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio, is searching for a News Producer to join our team. The News Producer will create and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing editorial, journalistic, organizational, and communication skills.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:


  • Develop and organize newscasts or local programs. 


  • Write stories and showcase them.


  • Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers, and assignment editors to determine content needs.


  • Enhance content with graphics, video, research, and station branding.


  • Execute time-sensitive decisions.


  • Oversee the show's broadcast and make up-to-the minute editorial decisions.


  • Perform desktop editing.


  • Post content to station's websites.


  • Perform other duties as assigned.


WHAT YOU'LL NEED:


  • BS/BA in related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience


  • Generally, 2+ years of experience in related field preferred


WHAT YOU'LL BRING:


  • Avid local news consumer: knows daily news, events, trends and happenings on a local level


  • Strong vision and ability to advance stories


  • Excellent interpersonal communicator


  • Extraordinarily passionate about writing; courageous and creative storyteller with attention to even tiny details - choosing the perfect words while also exhibiting proper grammar and spelling


  • Highly organized


  • Highly adaptable for a fast paced, deadline driven environment


  • Strong self-motivation


  • Working knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel laws and strong editorial judgement


  • Able to use web analytics


  • Proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus 


  • Flexible work hours may be required, including holidays, weekends, and evenings


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If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

SCRIPPS' COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of more than 60 stations in 40+ markets. Scripps reaches households across the U.S. with national news outlets Scripps News and Court TV and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery and Laff. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps’ long-time motto is: “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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