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Digital Executive Producer, WPTV

The E.W. Scripps Company
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Were looking for an enthusiastic and driven Digital Executive Producer to produce and manage content creation for WFLX FOX 29. This individual will lead a team of storytellers with integrity and strive to reach our audience wherever they are. If you are an innovator with a passion for news, then come join our team in sunny South Florida.


We are a community of welcoming, mission-focused and lively people committed to growing our company and rising to our full potential in every aspect of our business. We are looking for self-motivated creators who want to win with every story they tell.


  • Oversee all content on local news and information web sites and execute the strategic content plan.
  • Work with digital content producers and developers
  • Work in conjunction with news management to coordinate the daily news operations for websites and other digital platforms
  • Daily monitor web analytics to assess user experience, site stickiness and engagement. Address issues and evolve the site's tactical execution plan to grow web page views and unique visitors
  • Produce the sites' content to optimize the user experience by being attentive to live web metrics and user experience best practices
  • Enhance the news content with outside links, maps and slideshows
  • Work with news management to set up processes and systems for the migration of multi-media content to new media platforms, including video, audio, still photos and graphics
  • Plan the online coverage of major news events, breaking news and severe weather to ensure high quality consistent community coverage online
  • Conceive of and supervise the build of special sections and site features to enhance coverage and increase user engagement
  • With the editorial direction of the Director, Digital and/or News Director, responsible for the management of user-generated content on the sites
  • Responsible for content plans for niche sites, sales-oriented micro sites and any other business. Work closely with other station departments, including sales and marketing, as needed on site and station initiatives that require content integration
  • Perform other duties as needed and directed


  • BS/BA in related discipline preferred
  • 3+ years experience producing, managing and showcasing online content required


  • Must demonstrate good journalism and writing skills (including AP style) as well as an understanding of current events
  • Must understand basic journalism legal principles
  • Must be able to multitask, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced newsroom environment strongly preferred People and project leadership/management experience strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of online content-management systems required
  • Experience working with online metrics and analytics preferred
  • Working knowledge of web-design tools
  • A moderate level of mobility is required in expediting work flow processes and procedures.
  • Must be physically able to sit at a work station and maintain productivity for upwards of eight (8) hours on occasion
  • A relatively high degree of mental acuity and social skills are necessary to successfully interact with coworkers, newsroom supervisors, and the general public, often under time-sensitive conditions
  • In the event of a local hurricane, stay at the station or in the field to help support the news organization

AtScripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve.We are intentional about creating anenvironmentwhereemployees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspiredto reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each persons diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scrippsleaders believe thatan equitable and inclusive culture isnot only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative.Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.


The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nations fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nations largest holder of broadcast spectrum. 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, transgender status, 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: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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