The National Producer/MMJ is responsible for developing, booking and producing daily segments for a news magazine/ entertainment show. Must also have the ability to write and produce for multiple platforms and work independently with guidance from the Show Runner, Supervising Producer and Coordinating Producer. Successful candidates will work effectively under daily deadline pressure. This position demands a passion for news, entertainment and pop culture. The position is located in Phoenix, AZ.
Works closely with National production team to produce compelling daily television segments
Work with a team of multimedia journalists while providing research, clearance, booking and other show production needs in the course of creating compelling news, entertainment and pop culture segments. Must be a great writer and storyteller
Partner with multiple departments including graphics, satellite operations and program promotion
Participate in brainstorming sessions to generate highly creative ideas
Execute time sensitive decisions
Perform additional duties as assigned by news magazine leadership.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
At least 5 years' experience as a segment/show producer in a live television environment
Strong leadership skills to interface with local and national crews
Writing ability, research skills, and strong communication skills
Ability to multi-task in a high pressure, deadline, content driven and technology intensive environment
Self-driven and able to easily communicate and collaborate in a team environment
Must be proficient in Final Cut Pro and I-News
Education & Experience/Certifications
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communications or equivalent experience.
Please apply at the Scripps Career Center, http://scripps.com/careers/