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Political Producer/Reporter - Newsy

The E.W. Scripps Company
Washington, DC 20004
  • Job Code
    JR024150

Newsy's innovative Washington, D.C bureau is looking for a talented off-air television producer/reporter to break news and find unique stories that appeal to a vibrant, smart audience on cable and award-winning over-the-top TV apps. Newsy provides anti-partisan, independent and solutions-focused journalism, and you're a fit if you're hungry to pitch and pursue smart, enterprise story ideas.

You'll work with our team of on-air reporters, videographers and producers to shoot and produce videos from the field, newsroom and your home. A video news background and a proven record in creative digital storytelling are strongly preferred.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Producer/Reporter is responsible for all aspects of reporting and producing videos. This journalist will focus on everything Washington -- from the White House to Congress and the campaign trail -- with the goal of providing viewers with compelling stories that add clarity to the nation's political discourse.

KEY ACTIVITIES

  • Generate compelling, innovative and timely story ideas
  • Gather information through network of sources, in-depth research, and using data
  • Think visually about best ways to tell a story using video
  • Meet tight deadlines while also juggling long-term projects
  • Plan ahead to produce videos about expected news events
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts when news warrants, including weekends
  • Assist in coverage of major news events and breaking news
  • Perform other duties as needed and directed

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field required
  • Digital reporting experience preferred
  • At least three years experience covering Capitol Hill, the White House, campaign politics and/or policy issues.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional contributor with ability to work with a team
  • May be responsible for entire projects or functions where general guidance and training of less experienced professional and/or support personnel are needed
  • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to results expected.
  • Mastery of the theories and applications of professional journalism
  • Advanced knowledge of organizations technologies and practices
  • Exceptional command of the English language
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional organization

ADA REQUIREMENTS

  • No heavy lifting required
  • Travel sometimes required
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time

About Newsy:

Newsy is the next-generation national news network that provides news with the why, built to inform and engage with the top stories across every platform. Its available on cable; on over-the-top services including Hulu, Roku, Apple TV, Sling TV, Watchable from Comcast, Pluto TV, Amazon Fire TV and Google Chromecast; and on connected television including Xumo. Newsy is also available via its mobile apps and at newsy.com.

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