19 days old

Digital Content Producer, WFTS

The E.W. Scripps Company
Tampa, FL 33602
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WFTS, The E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Tampa, FL, is looking for an experienced Digital Content Producer who organizes, writes scripts, and updates content on digital platforms with a primary focus on local websites, mobile apps,and social media platforms. Responsible for creatingcompelling content that is aligned with and enhances the station's and/orScripps brand.


  • Writes andedits content including headlines, short news alerts and teases, enhancing content with outside links, maps, slideshows.

  • Publishes and managescontent on multiple digital platforms, including the station's local website, mobile andsocial networks using current production and web-delivery tools.

  • Produces digital video when assigned

  • Assist in online coverage of major news event, breaking news and severe weather to ensure high quality consistent community coverage online.

  • Build out special sections and site features to enhance coverage and increase user engagement.

  • Updates and interacts with fans/followers on social media.

  • Anchor/host content for digital platforms as assigned

  • Coordinatewith editorial and technical staff to facilitate the migration of multimedia content to new media platforms, including video, audio, still photos and graphics.

  • Work with other departments, including sales and marketing, as needed on site and/or station initiatives that require content integration.

  • Optimizes the user experience by tracking live web metrics anduser experiencebest practices.

  • Applies SEO best practices to every piece of content.


  • BS/BA in related discipline or commensurate experience.

  • Generally 2-5 years of experience in related field.

  • Experience with Content Management Systems, HTML, Audio Editing, Image Editing, CSS and Social Networking preferred.


  • Must have a strong desire to focus on web-based content.

  • Must have basic HTML formatting skills and knowledge of how to FTP/publish web content.

  • Must be creative, have good people skills and be able to handle deadline pressure and need to multi-task.

  • Must have strong newspaper-style writing, editing and headline skills.

  • Must have knowledge and experience with still-image photography using digital cameras/hand held video cameras.

  • Must have working knowledge of how to use and update social media platforms.

  • Must have photo editing skills with ability to manipulate, crop, enhance images as needed for publishing on website.

  • Basic video editing skills a plus.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in 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 of 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.



Posted: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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