Specialty Producer

Production for E. W. Scripps Company
Detroit, Michigan

posted on May 07, 2019

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Position: Specialty Producer Company: E. W. Scripps Company Station(s): WXYZ-TV-TV Job Type: fulltime Hours: Compensation: / year Job Description: The Specialty Producer will produce compelling stories for multiple platforms which may include investigative stories and special projects. Key Activities Research, develop, and plan investigative stories or special projects. This may include live or prerecorded newscasts/local programs and editing or re-purposing existing content to enhance the end product. Write scripts as needed; Edit or re-purpose existing content to Work closely with MMJs, and/or investigative reporters and content producers as stories are produced for multiple platforms May be responsible for tip line, emails, and responding to viewers Shoot still and moving video as needed Edit desktop video May lead investigations, conduct interviews or be called upon for undercover field work Work with editors to utilize graphics and other tools to visually enhance storytelling May lead special projects, conduct interviews, and enterprise original story ideas May be involved in re-purposing existing content to be showcased in a unique way Other duties as assigned Skills & Abilities Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel law Solid understanding and demonstration of multimedia file formats and strong computer skills Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws impacting operations Knowledge and proficiency in posting content to television station websites Must be a team player and adapt to developing situations quickly. Must be an excellent conversational writer with solid news judgement and a positive attitude Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Benefits: medical, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 4011k, paid time off Education Required: Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field Experience Required: 5+ years as a television news writer or producer with a background in enterprise or investigative journalism preferred Other Requirements: Date Available: 05/04/2019

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