Full Time Job

News Producer


Tallahassee, FL 06-13-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
News Producer, WTXL

WTXL, The E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Tallahassee, Florida, is searching for a News Producer to join our team. Tallahassee is the vibrant capital city known for its rich history, diverse culture, and thriving arts scene. As a News Producer, you will create, and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to cover important political events, report on educational initiatives, showcase the region's natural beauty, highlight the local arts and cultural scene, and engage with the tight-knit community.

• Develop and organize newscasts or local programs.
• Write story development and showcasing.
• Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs.
• 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 websites.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• BS/BA in related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience
• Generally, 2+ years of experience in related field preferred

• 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-gx0y2z-3-92-91-54-42 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.