Weekend Weather/Multimedia Journalist, KNXV – JR029948

August 15, 2022 by Comments Off on Weekend Weather/Multimedia Journalist, KNXV – JR029948

E.W. Scripps Media Inc d/b/a KNXV-TV ABC15 and KASW-TV CW61

Weekend Weather/Multimedia Journalist, KNXV

KNXV, The E.W. Scripps ABC station in Phoenix, Arizona is looking for a Weekend Weather Anchor/Multimedia Journalist. This role is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for the weekend evening newscasts as well as researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms three days a week.


• Prepare and deliver daily weathercasts utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers.
• Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates interrupting regular programming as necessary.
• Prepare and deliver all weathercast materials over a variety of mediums, including, but not limited to TV, Internet, Social Media, Radio, Newspaper, etc.
• Assist management in evaluations of potential new weather data gathering and presentation computers.
• Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
• Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.
• Report on a variety of subjects and write stories for broadcasts and sweeps pieces.
• Report live from event sites or mobile broadcast unit.
• Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.
• Participate in community outreach projects.
• Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

• Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
• Conducts interviews and does research to generate content.
• 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.
• 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 quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

• Bachelor’s degree in journalism or meteorology preferred.
• At least 4 years experience required.

• Computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.
• Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
• Knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar editing equipment.
• Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
• Proficient at posting content to various websites.
• Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

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, but also a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at scripps.com.

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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