Full Time Job

Package Producer, News


Atlanta, GA 03-20-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Scripps News is looking for a Package Producer to join our team. The Package Producer will develop, pitch and produce creative content. This person will display an in-depth understanding of producing high-end content for live news. We are requiring writing samples and/or reels from candidates who would like to be considered for this job.

• Pitch, develop and write content relating to the latest national and international news
• Responsible for delivering quick-turn, high-priority packages while executing consistently high-quality production value
• Write scripts and work with senior producers to improve and refine the elements of segments to conform to specific quality standards and time requirements.
• May work closely with talent, editors and/or producers for live reporter packages by organizing elements including graphics, video, sound, and any necessary components to accomplish this task.
• May create banners.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor's degree in related position or equivalent years of experience preferred
• 3+ years of experience in television news as a line producer or segment producer or field producer preferred
• Experience pitching, writing, and producing reporter packages

• Must be proficient in writing and producing for live television news
• Ability to cultivate and pitch story ideas and guests
• Strong ability to oversee and coordinate all creative elements to support live segments
• Solid experience identifying strong visual skills
• Must have solid social media experience
• Strong leadership skills to interface with co-workers and our diverse community
• Must be able to communicate and meet daily deadlines
• Proven time management skills

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-gwwm3j-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.