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Capitol Hill Producer

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Capitol Hill Producer

• Intermediate Level

Summary

Scripps News is seeking a Capitol Hill Producer to act as an off-camera news gatherer and the principal liaison between the field and the network.

Category Journalist/Reporter  Live Event / On Location Services  Producers  Writers 
Location Washington D.C. Metro Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 02, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Scripps News is seeking a Capitol Hill Producer to act as an off-camera news gatherer and the principal liaison between the field and the network. This individual will cover events, manage a team of photojournalists in the field, support the correspondent, gather elements, and communicate news and information to the newsroom.

What You'll Do:
  • Establish and set-up of live shot locations
  • Supervise and manage ENG crews
  • Shoot b-roll; conduct interviews; work with talent in the field
  • Communicate any editorial developments from field to newsroom, show teams and control room
  • Develop contacts and sources
  • Write and produce segments and packages
  • Write daily updates relating to live events
  • Write detailed memos for taped programming
  • Meet established deadlines
  • Travel and manage field logistics and production
  • Stay on top of latest developments in stories, potentially attending press conferences and events¬†
What You'll Need:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3-6 years of field producing and/or live programming producing
  • ENG shooting preferred
What You'll Bring:
  • Strong editorial judgement; strong research, writing and package writing skills
  • An interest or passion for coverage subject matter
  • Must be able to calmly communicate breaking news and important information during live events
  • Must be an effective team leader with strong people management skills
  • Knowledge of iNews is helpful
  • Ability to cultivate and develop contacts and sources
Work Environment
Field position, travel required

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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