Full Time Job

Economics Correspondent, News


Atlanta, GA 04-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Scripps News is seeking an Economics Correspondent to join our national news team in Atlanta, GA. This individual will deliver fact-based, unbiased and contextual reporting to a variety of platforms within the organization. Help direct coverage by guiding the leadership team with expertise and insight.

What You'll Do:
• Under general direction, develop sources, gather information and write news and feature articles that are accurate, informative and balanced. Produces material - often investigative or long-form journalism - in a manner that meets the highest journalistic standards.
• Produce compelling and urgent reports both live and in package form
• Use cutting edge and experimental story-telling techniques to communication with the audience
• Work both independently and with other reporters, videographers and producers to generate finished news packages
• Monitor upcoming news stories and develop coverage plans; stay abreast of news developments to generate story ideas and plan coverage effectively.
• Develops a network of formal and informal sources throughout the community to help develop and write stories as well as providing background information.
• Assist with live events as needed
• Work with internal teams to deliver reports tailored to their needs
• May be responsible for entire projects or functions where general guidance and training of less experienced professional and/or support personnel are needed

What You'll Need:
• Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred
• Background in local or national television news
• 5+ years experience in video news reporting, preferably in a top 25 market

What You'll Bring
• Ability to meet strict deadlines for broadcast programs.
• Independently perform assignments with instruction limited to results expected.
• Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
• Set an example in professional comportment and strict adherence to the journalistic standards of Scripps.
• Proficiency with computers and related software

Work Environment
• Weekends and holidays as the news cycle demands
• Travel up to 50% as required

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-d9ykpk-44-220-44-148-42 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.