Are you a dynamic News Producer who wants to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, make our communities stronger and the world around us better? If so, come join us at WLEX, the Scripps NBC affiliate in Lexington, KY, where we are continuing to create the future of our industry in local communities!
Lexington, Kentucky Area
Jan 27, 2022
- Passion for the job.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related experience.
- 2 years of experience as a television writer or producer preferred.
- A local news junkie mentality: knowing news of the day; having vision and ability to advance the big story.
- Above all, you love to write … a word smith, grammar guru, courageous and creative storyteller.
A DAY IN THE LIFE:
- Arrive at the station.
- Begin preparing for airtime – lead story, showcasing, multiplatform coverage, all the entertaining pieces.
- Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers, assignment editors and the digital team to determine content and multiplatform needs.
- Make the broadcast shine with graphics, video, research and station branding.
- Work alongside your amazing team to prep for a flawless show.
- Throw all the above out the window because breaking news just happened.
- Respond to and cover above-mentioned breaking news.
- Go home, get some rest and get ready to come back and have a totally different day tomorrow.
- Work hours as assigned weekday and weekend.
- We are growing our footprint, reaching nearly 31 percent of U.S. households as one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners.
- From community outreach to professional development, Scripps is a place where creativity has taken over and you will have the chance to write your own story.
- We enable and encourage each individual to do their best work and reach their full potential through opportunity, development and openness to new ideas.
- We are all about professional integrity. It is the cornerstone of a journalist’s credibility.
- Tell a friend and both of you can work here. Our employee referral program is pretty fantastic. Share this because we are ALWAYS looking for the BEST talent out there.