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Multimedia Journalist / Weekend Meteorologist

at Scripps

Posted: 11/11/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: JR020909-2
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Job Description

Primary Purpose

This position is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms and for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for the weekend newscasts.

Key Activities

  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Prepare and deliver weekend weathercasts utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers
  • Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates interrupting regular programming as necessary
  • Prepare and deliver all weathercast materials over a variety of mediums, including, but not limited to: TV, Radio, Internet, Newspaper
  • Assist management in evaluations of potential new weather data gathering and presentation computers
  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas
  • Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.
  • Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum of two years of experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.
  • 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.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • 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.”



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JR020909