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National Correspondent

The E.W. Scripps Company
Denver, CO 80204
  • Job Code
    JR021913

The Scripps National Team is seeking an aggressive, experienced National Correspondent that will be based in Denver, Colorado.

The successful candidate must have strong enterprise skills and be able to recognize deep impact stories that will resonate across the country. We seek someone with advanced story-telling techniques that knows how to breakdown complicated bureaucratic subject matter and find the human element that can provide a strong emotional connection for our viewers.

You Will:

  • 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.

  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration

  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

  • Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.

  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story.

  • 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.

You Bring:

  • At least 5-7 years of News Reporting experience.

  • Demonstrated established connections in the Washington area preferred.

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

About Scripps:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 52 television stations in 36 markets, Scripps is one of the nations largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape, Laff and Court TV; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps 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.

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Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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