Full Time Job

Sr. Producer


Las Vegas, NV 03-21-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Sr. Producer, KTNV

KTNV, The E.W. Scripps station in Las Vegas, Nevada is looking for a Sr. Producer to create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms. utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills. The Sr. Producer will play a key role in providing training to producers and associate producers to develop their skillset. The Sr. Producer will research, develop, and plan stories that support the company's content strategy. This may include live or prerecorded newscasts/local programs and editing or repurposing existing content to enhance the end product.

• Develop and organize newscasts or local programs.,
• Write story development and showcasing.
• Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers, producers, and assignment editors to determine content needs and storytelling direction for multiple platforms.
• Play a key role in providing training and coaching consistent with the content strategy to producers and associate producers to develop their overall skill set.
• 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.

• BS/BA in related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience
• Generally, 5+ years of experience in related field preferred

• Ability and desire to train others
• 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 organized
• Highly adaptable - fast paced, deadline driven environment
• Strong self-motivation
• 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.
• Flexible work hours may be required, including holidays, weekends and evenings.

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk0v00-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.