- Line Producer, Scripps News

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Line Producer, Scripps News


Line Producer, Scripps News

• Intermediate Level


The Line Producer will be responsible for executing newscasts and/or newsbriefs from the control room for a 24/7 LIVE news operation.

Category Digital Media  Line Producer  Live Event / On Location Services  Producers 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 16, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Line Producer will be responsible for executing newscasts and/or newsbriefs from the control room for a 24/7 LIVE news operation. Under Executive Producer oversight, the selected candidate will also prepare rundowns, produce segments, and help lead the network’s LIVE breaking news coverage. The ideal candidate must be editorially mature and possess a superior knowledge and understanding of national and international news and the domestic audience.

  • Prepares the rundown, creates graphics and selects compelling video
  • Makes important editorial decisions in real time while leading anchor/s, on-location reporters, LIVE guests, associate producers, writers, and the technical team inside the control room
  • Writes and edits anchor copy
  • Develops and produces segments, including in-house packages, from inception to air
  • Coordinates with crews in the field and collaborates closely with the Executive Producer and Senior Producer, LIVE News 
  • Communicates effectively with anchors, assignment editors, writers, reporters, segment producers, associate producers, video editors, videographers and managers regarding story development, newscast production and breaking news
  • Produces stories for digital
  • Participates in editorial meetings
  • 5+ years of editorial experience producing live news shows in a leadership role at either a major market, cable, or network
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Must be fully fluent in English
  • Proven experience managing on-air talent
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage a control room in a high pressure, breaking news environment
  • Knowledge of I-News
  • Experience in editorial, operational, and managerial strategy
  • Must have experience in programming for a social and digital audience
  • Willingness to travel with short notice and on weekends and holidays
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including overnights, weekends, holidays and/or last-minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 operation
  • Must be willing to work in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Ability to enterprise ideas and work well independently
  • Excellent writing and researching skills
  • Strong editorial judgment and understanding of journalistic ethics
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Field production work and experience
  • Proven interpersonal skills combined with a clear sense of how to tell a visually compelling story
  • Creative, critical, and strategic thinker
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, proactive and agile
  • Team player, nurturing mentor, confident leader in the newsroom and in the control room, cooperative and energetic, fosters relationships and manages high-level talent
  • Ability to produce quality work quickly

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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