Full Time Job

News Producer


Cincinnati, OH 09-19-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
News Producer, WCPO

Are you a dynamic News Producer who wants to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, make our communities stronger and the world around us better? If so, come join us at WCPO, the Scripps ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, OH, where we are continuing to create the future of our industry in local communities! We are looking for an experienced News Producer to join our team.

Scripps offers a hybrid work option for this position.

• Develop and organize newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing.
• Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs.
• Enhance the content with graphics, video, research, and station branding.
• Execute time sensitive decisions.
• Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions.
• Perform desktop editing.
• Post content to station's web sites.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent experience.
• 2 years of experience as a Television Writer or Producer, preferred.

• Avid local news consumer: know 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz2p22-44-200-101-84-42 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.