News Producer (JR032016)
WRTV, The E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana, is searching for a News Producer to join our team. The News Producer will create and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Develop and organize newscasts or local programs.
Write story development and showcasing.
Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs.
Enhance content with graphics, video, research, and station branding.
Execute time sensitive decisions.
Oversee live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions.
Perform desktop editing.
Post content to station’s web sites.
Perform other duties as assigned.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
Avid local news consumer: knows daily news, events, trends and happenings on a local level
Strong vision and ability to advance stories
Excellent interpersonal communicator
Extraordinarily passionate about writing; courageous and creative storyteller with attention to even tiny details – choosing the perfect words, grammar, spelling
Highly adaptable – fast paced, deadline driven environment
Working knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel laws and strong editorial judgement
Able to use web analytics
Proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
BS/BA in related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience
Generally, 2+ years of experience in related field preferred
Scripps provides the resources to help you maintain stability in your life. We want you to be able to focus on doing amazing things with us. That’s why you’ll find benefits that put your mind at ease – everything from medical insurance and retirement planning to adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement. Scripps provides benefits for employees and their eligible dependents. This includes coverage for legally married, opposite sex domestic partners and same sex domestic partners.
As Scripps has grown, so too have the opportunities. We’re offering jobs in cities all across the country where competition is stiff and our reputation helps us to attract the very best. At Scripps, every employee has access to invaluable professional development including:
• ONLINE TRAINING
• LEADERSHIP TRAINING
• PEER-TO-PEER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Community-focused storytelling is our passion, and the stories most important to our success are those lived every day by our employees. They give their time and energy to volunteer at community nonprofits or serve on boards. Our employees rally for annual events such as toy and food drives. Some broadcast telethons to benefit first responders while others take a stand against domestic violence. Our employees also leverage the generosity of the Scripps Howard Fund for grants that empower each employee to contribute to their community in a way that is personal and meaningful.
How to Apply