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Producer - TV News

WXYZ

Detroit, MI 02-07-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Producer, WXYZ

WXYZ, The E.W. Scripps ABC affiliate in Detroit, Michigan is searching for a News Producer to create, and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• 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 Web sites.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• BS/BA in related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience.
• Generally, 2+ years of experience in related field preferred.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
• 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 judgment.
• 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-gw307y-44-200-77-92-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WXYZ

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.