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Reporter

at Scripps

Posted: 12/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: JR021659
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: company

Job Description

Primary Purpose

 

Responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. 

 

Key Activities

 

  • Gathers and verifies factual information for stories through interviews, observation and research. 
  • Generates creative story ideas daily based on the station’s brand and strategic plan. 
  • Writes, edits and organizes stories for live reports, taped interviews or online.
  • Works cooperatively with photographer on assignment.
  • Edits video and posts stories on multimedia platforms

 

Skills

 

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1 - 3 years experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience
  • Edit video on various editing systems
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
  • Proficient at posting content to various platforms
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

 

Work Environment

 

  • Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

 

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation’s fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps 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.”



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