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Specialty Programing Producer, WFTS

The E.W. Scripps Company
Tampa, FL 33602
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Specialty Programming Producer, WFTS

Scripps is seeking a part-time Specialty Programming Producer for our ABC affiliate WFTS in Tampa, FL. This position is responsible for the organizing and writing non-news local production andoversees story selection and placement, graphics, teases, pre-production. Thisroles is responsible for ensuring quality content forclients anddirectly participates in the management of the show as it airs from the control room and Studio A.


  • Books segments and writesall copy not supplied by co-hosts

  • Attends and field produces on-location segments to ensure the best quality of segment for the show and client satisfaction

  • Works with account executives to enterprise ideas for their clients, assists with sales leads and client management

  • Meets with clients to discuss segment ideas, guest sheets and works with them to develop creative content that will sell their product.

  • Actsas line producer in the control room, working closely with the director and making quick decisions when needed and timing an hour-long show.

  • Acts as floor producer for the show to meet with the guests when they arrive, coordinate their live segment, which includes getting them set up with a microphone and helping them set up their display, as well as prepare the green room and studio for the upcoming show.

  • Uses editing programs to create graphics for clients

  • Manage busy host and client schedules in a timely manner under deadline with the ability to problem solve on the go.

  • Develop and cultivate strong relationships with clients to ensure successful segments and station partnership

  • Works as a team to develop engaging posts for social media including creating ideas for live streaming opportunities.

  • Lendsexpertise to the client to help them better understand television and how it can help their product

  • Conceptualize and execute station initiatives and special projects


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience required.

  • 3-5years professional broadcasting experience preferred.


  • Ability to write feature packages.

  • Must be creative, possess excellent communication skills and be able to work under deadline pressures.

  • Must be able to work with clients and have strong customer service skills.

  • Mastery of newsroom equipment

  • Knowledge of personal computers and internet usage.

  • Proficient in shooting video for a wide range of station projects, including commercials, promotional spots, and local programming.

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


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 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.

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