Digital Content Manager - Newsy at The E.W. Scripps Company in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in General Business 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Come join a dynamic new national media powerhouse focused on the over-the-air TV consumer. The Scripps Networks (a growing portfolio of entertainment and news networks) provides absorbing entertainment and objective, intelligent news as we use our own distribution platforms to serve this unduplicated national audience. We meet the audience where it is with the programs it wants.

Newsy is looking for a brilliant digital content manager that will oversee the day to day content needs of the Newsy digital platforms where the mission is to deliver news by informing and not influencing. This person will have a strong background in the news along with an understanding of OTT, web and mobile users. This individual will ensure that our viewers get the best Newsy experience, curating the Newsy.com homepage and OTT app menus, delivering topical and series-based playlists and managing special live event coverage for digital platforms. They preferably have a baseline understanding of CMS tools and content analytics. They may also assist with writing, producing or editing stories and segments for OTT and web. 

The role collaborates closely across departments within the company, from our reporting and programming teams to the networks' app developers and marketing teams, in order to best position our content for audiences hungry for distinctive, impactful original journalism. This is a chance to create, lead and organize journalism — from short news headlines to full length documentaries — for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, organizational and communication skills. You’re a fit if you love the intersection of editorial, technology and data and thrive in a rapidly evolving platform ecosystem.

What you’ll do:


  • Programming content within Newsy’s OTT apps' on demand menus


  • Programming Newsy's web and mobile web presence with timely, important and interesting stories that drive engagement 


  • Liaise with relevant internal departments on behalf of newsroom and editorial interests


  • Assist in coverage of major / breaking news and live events, including supporting reporters' efforts to disseminate breaking news


  • Editing existing content tailored to our OTT and digital viewers


  • May assist in sourcing images, gathering and writing news headlines and other metadata


  • Pulling analytics on content performance and making decisions based on data


  • Producing supplementary new content for social media and other digital platforms to drive impact and reach of Newsy's reporting


  • Perform other duties as needed


What you'll bring:

Skills and Abilities:


  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro


  • Experience with analytic tools strongly preferred


  • Experience with CMS tools preferred


  • Passion for news and the evolving TV space


  • Problem solving abilities and creative thinking


  • Strong sense of time management in order to meet deadlines and execute time sensitive decisions


  • Excellent communication skills


  • Availability to work on a flexible schedule


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field


  • 3-5 years digital news experience


About Newsy

Newsy is the leading cross-platform television news network that provides straightforward, opinion-free news to inform and engage by delivering the top stories across every platform. Its content is available over-the-air and on connected TV platforms including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google Chromecast as well as over-the-top services including YouTube TV, Sling TV, Pluto TV, Xumo, Samsung TV+ and Vizio WatchFree. Newsy also is available via its mobile apps and at newsy.com. Newsy is a wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP).

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.

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SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

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 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national 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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