KMTV Senior Producer

The E.W. Scripps Company Omaha, NE

Primary Purpose

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

Key Activities

* Develop and organize newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing

* Works closely with news/local program 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



* Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field

* 2 - 3 years as a television 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 judgement, journalistic ethics and libel laws

* Understand and utilize Web analytics 

Work Environment

* Newsroom

* Deadline driven and fast-paced environment

Link to online job announcement

Closing Date