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Writer
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Writer

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Writers Producers

Summary

Scripps is seeking a Writer to join our Newsy team in Atlanta, GA.

Category Writers 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 01, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This individual will be responsible for developing, pitching and producing creative content for a news and/or entertainment 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.
  • Book guests.
  • 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 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 be able to communicate and lead team through daily deadlines and delivery schedules.
  • Proven time-management skills. #LI-TL1

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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