Where: Atlanta, GA
Who: Scripps News
Field: Live Broadcast / Sports / TV News / Technical Operations
Type: Full Time
Scripps News is seeking a Segment Producer to join our team. This person will be responsible for developing, pitching, and producing creative content for our national morning news show. The producer must have an in-depth understanding of production within an entertainment-news environment.
What You'll Do
Pitch, develop, book, direct and write segments relating to news or entertainment.
Lead talent and crew for taped video productions by organizing the program elements; including graphics, aggregated footage, and any necessary components to accomplish the task.
Responsible for delivering quick-turn, high-priority projects while executing consistently high-quality production value.
Copy edit scripts and work with other staff and production personnel to improve and refine the elements of programs to conform to specific quality standards and time requirements.
Develop contacts and sources.
Work closely with network talent, line producers, and/or post-editors on final production.
Create banners and basic rundown timing.
What You'll Need
Bachelor's degree preferred
3-5 years of experience in television production as a show producer
Experience producing stories at all stages of development from pitch to air.
What You'll Bring
Must be proficient in shooting, writing, and editing.
Ability to cultivate and develop contacts and sources.
Strong interviewing and writing skills, the ability to oversee and coordinate all creative elements to support the story including acquiring and clearing footage, scheduling talent, experts, crews, and editors.
Solid experience in writing, booking, story development, and strong visual skills.
Must have solid social media experience and be well-connected.
Strong leadership skills to interface with co-workers and our diverse community.
Must communicate and lead the team through daily deadlines and delivery schedules.
Proven time-management skills.
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The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, 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 Scripps News and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery and Laff. Scripps is the nation’s 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.”
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