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White House Correspondent

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White House Correspondent

• Intermediate Level

Summary

Scripps is seeking a White House Correspondent who will deliver fact-based, unbiased and contextual reporting to a variety of platforms within the organization.

Category Journalist/Reporter  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Washington D.C. Metro Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 18, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Help direct coverage by guiding the leadership team with expertise and insight.

What You'll Do
  • Under general direction, develop sources, gather information and write news and feature articles that are accurate, informative and balanced. Produces material - often investigative or long-form journalism - in a manner that meets the highest journalistic standards.
  • Produce compelling and urgent reports both live and in package form
  • Use cutting edge and experimental story-telling techniques to communication iwth the audience
  • Work both independently and with other reporters, videographers and producers to generate finished news packages
  • Monitor upcoming news stories and develop coverage plans; stay abreast of news developments to generate story ideas and plan coverage effectively.
  • Develops a network of formal and informal sources throughout the community to help develop and write stories as well as providing background information.
  • Assist with live events as needed
  • Work with internal teams to deliver reports tailored to their needs
  • May be responsible for entire projects or functions where general guidance and training of less experienced professional and/or support personnel are needed
What You'll Need
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred
  • Background in video news
  • Five+ years experience in video news reporting required, preferably in a top 55 market
What You'll Bring
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines for broadcast programs
  • Independently perform assignments with instruction limited to results expected
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Set an example in professional comportment and strict adherence to the journalistic standards of Scripps
  • Proficiency with computers and related software
Work Environment
  • Weekend, holiday and overtime as the news cycle demands
  • Travel up to 30% as required

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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