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Specialty MMJ, JR020655

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Specialty MMJ

Come work with ABC15 in Phoenix. The successful candidate will collect and analyze complex information of newsworthy events relying on critical relationships with local news makers. This position will be relied upon primarily for lead stories and/or specialized segments.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including “Pickler & Ben,” runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Key Activities

  • Develop, create and research news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Uncover stories through investigation and research.
  • Use computer database to research statistics and facts.
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
  • May conduct taped interviews or narration.
  • This is primarily an off-air position.
  • Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi-media stories.
  • Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

Additional Requirements

  • Valid drivers license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for this position, please visit us at our External Career Center: https://scripps.com/careers and search for Job Requisition 020655.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-29