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Producer/Reporter, KATC

Scripps Media, Inc.
Lafayette, LA 70501
  • Job Code
    JR022034

KATC, the ABC affiliate in Lafayette, LA is looking for a producer who will also serve as a MMJ part-time. If you are a newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity, then this is the place for you to create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills. We are looking for the best of thebest!

WHAT YOULL DO AS A PRODUCER:

  • Develop and organize newscasts; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing
  • Works closely with news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs
  • Enhance content of the rundown 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
  • Posting content to station's web sites
  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed

WHAT YOULL DO AS A MMJ:

  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas
  • 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
  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned
  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories
  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels

WHAT YOULL NEED:

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, related field or experience preferred

WHAT YOULL BRING:

  • Must be proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus
  • Excellent conversational and creative writingskills
  • Must have strong communication and organization skills
  • Adaptable, self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethicsand libel laws
  • Understand and utilize Web analytics
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment
  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

Work environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Valid drivers 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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