Digital Content Producer, National Team

The E.W. Scripps Company Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 months ago

The Scripps National Team is looking for an aggressive and innovative National Digital Content Producer.

The National Digital Content Producer will be based in Denver, and organizes, writes scripts and updates content on digital platforms with a primary focus on local websites, mobile apps, and social media platforms. The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience at being able to gather large amounts of data and content from multiple sources and platforms to create a cohesive story in a timely manner.

The National Digital Content Producer is responsible for creating compelling content that is aligned with and enhances stories for publication on websites affiliated with E.W. Scripps Company.

You Will:

  • Post stories for publication on websites affiliated with E.W. Scripps Company.

  • Understand AP style, as well as other best practices for online news publication, including writing compelling headlines and SEO best practices.

  • Manage social media accounts, while ensuring best practices for social media publication are executed and writing optimal captions.

  • Write and distribute national breaking news stories to affiliate websites.

  • Manage live streams on websites and social media, including Facebook and Twitter.

  • Pitch story ideas daily during editorial calls with digital team.

  • Identify trending content to write and source.

  • Edit web content submitted by national correspondents.

  • Create video on Final Cut Pro and images on Photoshop or additional web-based tools.

  • Knowledge of web metric tools, including Google Analytics and CrowdTangle.

You Bring:

  • At least two years working in a television newsroom.

  • Passion for news and digital media.

  • Committed to fairness and accuracy.

  • Innovative and always seeking the latest trends in digital storytelling.

  • Comfort with content management systems, social media management systems, and video and photo editing tools.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Understand copyright laws.

  • Must have basic HTML formatting skills and knowledge of how to FTP/publish web content.

  • Must be creative, have good people skills and be able to handle deadline pressure and need to multi-task.

  • Must have strong newspaper-style writing, editing and headline skills.

  • Must have photo editing skills with ability to manipulate, crop, enhance images as needed for publishing on website.

  • Basic video editing skills a plus.

About Scripps

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.

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