Receptionist, WRTV

Job Description

This position consists of general administrative duties. Supports the work of a Director or a department by performing duties as specifically requested, such as copying data, compiling information, filing, tabulating, recording, distributing, and handling materials, stock, or supplies. May perform repetitive business procedures according to specific instructions

Key Activities
Responds to routine telephone requests which have standard answers; refers calls and visitors to appropriate staff.
Prepares business presentation documents and spreadsheets.
Types and establishes and maintains a variety of office files.
Maintains manager’s and department’s calendar, makes appointments, and arranges for meeting rooms.
Requisitions supplies, printing, maintenance, or other services through appropriate channels.
Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software
Read and review incoming memos, submissions, and reports in order to determine their significance and plan their distribution
Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries.
Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies.
Make travel arrangements for supervisor and department staff
Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Personal computer skills including MS Office applications.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Active Listening skills
Oral and written communication skills
Organization and Time management skills
Reading comprehension skills
Coordination skills
Ability to multitask
Detailed orientation
Interpersonal skills
Good knowledge of general office practice and business etiquette.
Ability to follow through on work assignments.
Work Environment
Standard office environment. Sedentary work.

Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace free of known hazards, all employees and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We also may require staying up to date on booster shots in the future based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer recommendations. If you are hired, we will require you to verify that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by your start date, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption by Scripps in writing or any other exemptions available under applicable law. This requirement currently excludes positions located in Florida, Montana, and Tennessee due to state law; however we are monitoring developments related to OSHA requirements which may supersede state law in the future.

At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at


The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. 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.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, 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.

Education Required

High School Diploma
One to three years related experience and/or training.



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