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Part-Time Writer, WPIX at The E.W. Scripps Company in New York, New York

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

WPIX has an immediate opening for a part-time staff writer to join our team.  Position writes and edits stories under the station brand for all appropriate platforms.

This position requires journalistic skills, including exceptional writing skills, the ability to manage multiple editorial projects at the same time, and the ability to maintain close and effective relationships with key members of the team and our local community to better understand important and complex issues.

Key Activities

  • Work closely with Show Producers, Executive Producers, Digital Producers, Anchors, Reporters and Assignment Editors on Assigned Content Platform

  • Produce and Write Clear, Concise, Well Researched and Accurate Scripts for both Broadcast and Digital Platforms in a Quick and Efficient Manner

  • Perform Basic Video Editing

  • Develop and Execute Fresh Ways to Tell Stories Using Compelling Graphics, Sound and Video


  • Minimum 1 Year Producing or Writing for a Medium to Large Market Newscast

  • Ability to Thrive in a Fast Paced, Deadline Driven Environment

  • Extensive Knowledge of Current Local, National and International Events

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.