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Kmtv News Producer

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The E.W. Scripps Company Omaha , NE 68102

Posted 2 months ago

KMTV, the CBS affiliate in Omaha, NE is looking for a top-notch producer who can continue the growth of Omaha's only 4 pm news hour. If you are a newsroom leader, an advocate for the newscast and looking for a challenging opportunity, then this is the place for you. We are looking for the best of the best!

Primary Purpose: Create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.

Key activities

  • Develop and organize newscasts; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing

  • Works closely with news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs

  • Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding

  • Execute time sensitive decisions

  • Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions

  • Perform desktop editing

  • Posting content to station's Web sites

  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed


  • Four-year college degree in Journalism or related field


  • Minimum 2 years as a television news writer or producer

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus

  • Excellent conversational and creative writing skills

  • Must have strong communication and organization skills

  • Adaptable, self-motivated and able to work in a face paced, deadline driven environment

  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws

  • Understand and utilize Web analytics

Work environment

Newsroom-deadline driven and fast paced

About Scripps:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including "Pickler & Ben," 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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The E.W. Scripps Company