11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: 402-933-5995
Fax: 402-933-0059
E-mail: jim@ne-ba.org

Broadcast Careers: KMTV, Omaha - Investigative MMJ

Primary Purpose


The National Investigative MMJ collects and analyzes complex information of newsworthy events relying on critical relationships with local news makers. This position is relied upon primarily for lead stories and/or specialized segments.


Key Activities


• Develop, create and research news leads and news tips to develop story ideas with national scope and depth.

• Uncover stories through investigation and research.

• Use computer database to research statistics and facts.

• Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

• Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

• Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

• Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.

• Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration

• Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

• Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.

• Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

• Assist news producer in preparing newscast.

• Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories.

• Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

• Must be able to drive company vehicle for business purposes.

• Some travel will be required.




Work Environment



Additional Requirements

If you are ready for an exciting career in local media, visit our website at www.scripps.com/careers and search for requisition JR020077.


About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; and fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including “Pickler & Ben,” 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 




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