The E.W. Scripps Company is currently looking for a dynamic, high energy, experienced and creative Digital Executive Producer (EP) to join our team at WTVF-TV in Nashville, TN. Qualified applicants will oversee content on all digital platforms, envision and execute OTT video strategy and manage digital content staff to execute the strategic content plan.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Work with news, digital teams to create and manage unique, long-form content for local news OTT apps.
Supervise the daily work of digital content producers and developers.
Work in conjunction with news management to coordinate the daily news operations for all digital platforms.
Daily monitor web analytics to assess user experience, site stickiness and engagement. Address issues and evolve the site's tactical execution plan to grow web page views and unique visitors.
Enhance news content with outside links, maps and slideshows.
Set news and digital staff expectations and hold teams accountable for meeting goals.
Plan the online coverage of major news events, breaking news and severe weather to ensure high quality consistent community coverage online.
Conceive of and supervise the build of special sections and site features to enhance coverage and increase user engagement
With the editorial direction of the Digital Director and News Director, responsible for the management of user-generated content on the sites.
Responsible for content plans for niche sites, sales-oriented micro sites and any other business. Work closely with other station departments, including sales and marketing, as needed on site and station initiatives that require content integration.
Perform other duties as needed and directed.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
BS/BA in related discipline required.
2+ years experience in video production and editing required.
2+ years experience producing, managing and showcasing online content required.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
Must demonstrate good video creation skills, including writing and editing for multiple platforms, including OTT, website, and social media.
Must demonstrate good journalism and writing skills (including AP style) as well as an understanding of current events.
Must understand basic journalism legal principles.
Must be able to multitask, meet deadlines and work under pressure.
Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced newsroom environment strongly preferred.
People and project leadership/management experience strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of online content-management systems required/
Experience working with online metrics and analytics, including Chartbeat, Google Analytics and Crowdtangle preferred.
Working knowledge of web-design tools such as HTML, Adobe Photoshop, video editing programs such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere, and FTP programs preferred.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps produces original programming including “Pickler & Ben,” 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.