OTT Producer

The E.W. Scripps Company Indianapolis, IN

Primary Purpose

WRTV are looking for an innovative storyteller who can help us take our OTT strategy to the next level. In this newly-created role, you will create video content for our OTT platforms, repackage on-air and digital stories to fit the needs of our OTT audience, and monitor digital analytics to help set our OTT strategy.

Key Activities:

* Oversees the production of content for all RTV6 OTT channels, including repackaging on-air and digital content and creating original content for OTT apps

* Shoots, edits, and publishes content to OTT channels

* Monitors digital analytics to identify and maximize OTT opportunities

* Works closely with Digital and News directors to set and execute OTT video strategy

* Develops strategies to increase audience engagement and overall brand awareness on OTT and other digital platforms in conjunction with digital, news, and marketing teams

* Attends daily news planning meetings and collaborates with newsroom team. Shares information about daily news operations and content production to ensure that OTT programming and broadcast/digital content are complimentary

* Performs other duties as necessary

Education & Experience/Certifications

* Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field

* 2+ years with video editing skillset required

* Television news writer or producer with a background in video editing preferred


Skills & Abilities

* Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic demonstration of multimedia file formats  

* Strong video editing skills required

* Experience and knowledge of analytics preferred.

* Knowledge and proficiency in posting content to television station websites

* Must be a team player and adapt to developing situations quickly.

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Work Environment

* Newsroom

* Deadline driven and fast-paced environment

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