WXYZ Associate Digital Producer

News for E. W. Scripps Company
Detroit, Michigan

posted on March 13, 2018

job posting:

Position: WXYZ Associate Digital Producer Company: E. W. Scripps Company Station(s): WXYZ-TV-TV Job Type: fulltime Hours: Compensation: 19.00 / hour Job Description: We are seeking a dynamic Associate Producer who is responsible for assisting in gathering, writing and editing content for daily programming, as well as having a key role in producing content for our digital platforms. Key activities Works closely with Executive Producers and Producers to determine content needs. Assists in the development of content for multiple platforms in AP and broadcast style. Executes time sensitive decisions. Writes clearly for multiple platforms. Edits video for multiple platforms. Posts content to station's websites. Perform additional duties as assigned. Skills and Abilities Strong verbal and written communication skills, including grammar, storytelling abilities, and news judgement. Experience with Associated Press writing style. Ability to perform multiple tasks in a face paced environment. Proficiency in computer based editing, Final Cut Pro and basic computer skills including MS Office. Detail-oriented and able to work effectively under deadlines. Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws. Experience with online content management systems is strongly preferred (i.e. WordPress and/or Movable Type). Work environment Newsroom Deadline driven and fast-paced environment May work holidays, weekends, and nights if necessary. The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including multi-platform satire and humor brand Cracked, podcast industry leader Midroll Media and over-the-top video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television shows including "The List" and "The Now," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, 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. Benefits: medical, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 4011k, paid time off Education Required: BS/BA in related field. Experience Required: Generally 0-2 years experience as a TV writer or producer in related field Other Requirements: Date Available: 03/13/2018

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