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Court TV Field Producer – The E.W. Scripps Company – Atlanta, GA


Company: The E.W. Scripps Company

Address: Atlanta, GA


  • Full Time

The E.W. Scripps Company

Full Job Description

Court TV, the iconic cable network, is back and is looking for Field Producers. The Field Producer is the principle liaison between the court and the network. The producer will cover trials, manage crews in the field and communicate news and information to the newsroom.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and set-up of live shot locations
  • Supervise and manage ENG crews
  • Shoot b-roll; conduct interviews; work with talent in the field
  • Communicate any editorial developments from field to newsroom, show teams and control room
  • Develop contacts and sources
  • Write and produce segments and packages
  • Write daily updates relating to live events
  • Write detailed memos for taped programming
  • Frequent travel

Qualifications

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience field producing live programming
  • Strong editorial judgement; strong research, writing and package writing skills
  • An interest or passion for true crime stories and a strong interest in live trial coverage
  • Must be able to calmly communicate breaking news and important information during live events
  • Must be an effective team leader with strong people management skills
  • Comfortable communicating with attorneys, judges and courtroom personnel
  • Knowledge of iNews is helpful
  • Ability to cultivate and develop contacts and sources
  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent industry experience

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • People management skills and team leadership: 1 year (Required)
  • Field producing live programming: 5 years (Required)
  • Knowledge of iNews: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation’s fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps 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.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 60 stations in 41 markets. Scripps’ national networks reach nearly every American through the news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps 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 of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, 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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