Position: Assignment Editor/Content Producer
Company: E. W. Scripps Company
Job Type: fulltime
Compensation: / year
The Assignment Editor & Content Producer is responsible for coordinating flow of information to assist in gathering/writing content for multiple platforms.
Works closely with Executive Producers and Real Time Manager to determine content needs
Assists in making calls to news sources and gaining appropriate & actionable information to drive the development of content for multiple platforms
Assists in finding stories, doing research, executes time sensitive decisions, and tracks story ideas
Writes clearly for multiple platforms
Posts content to station's websites
Perform additional duties as assigned by news management
Skills and Abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including grammar, storytelling abilities, and news judgement.
Ability to perform multiple tasks in a face paced environment.
Detail-oriented, organized, and able to work effectively under deadlines.
Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
Deadline driven and fast-paced environment
May work holidays, weekends, and nights if necessary.
medical, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 4011k, paid time off
BS/BA in Journalism, or related field
Generally 1-2 years experience as a TV writer or producer in related field
Date Available: 10/02/2018