The E.W. Scripps company is searching for a National Episodic Documentary Multimedia Journalist. This position reports to Corporate, but will be based in Denver.
The Scripps episodic team produces original documentaries focusing on new and previously reported Scripps journalism. Imagine the entire Scripps company and all the archives within as a pallet with which to paint from. Storytelling in long form, this will be a job for anyone who can write, shoot, and edit
ability to narrate or appear on camera is not required but is helpful. Travel will be required and self starters will be prioritized. Work can end up on air, on OTT, or anywhere else visual media has a place to inform the public.
Team will use state of the art production gear and be encouraged to experiment in editing.
Develop, create and research news leads and news tips to develop story ideas with national scope and depth.
Uncover stories through investigation and research.
Use computer database to research statistics and facts.
Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration.
Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.
Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories.
Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.
Must be able to drive company vehicle for business purposes.
Some travel will be required.
BS/BA in related discipline.
Generally 5-8 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.
Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.