E.W. Scripps Media Inc, dba KNXV-TV ABC15 and KASW-TV CW61
Traffic Reporter – KNXV
ABC15, Phoenix’s ABC affiliate, is looking for an experienced reporter to prepare and present traffic reports across all station platforms including in-studio during live news shows. This is a multimedia reporter role and will be expected to shoot, edit, and report on other topics. Come join us in one of the most ideal places to live in the U.S.
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. Scripps’ national networks reach nearly every American through the 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.
Responsibilities:The right candidate can multi-task in a fast-paced environment and quickly build relationships in the Arizona transportation community. Broadcast, digital, and social media experience are all required. The qualified candidate will identify daily enterprise traffic stories for web and on-air newscast showcase, perform as an expert writer and video gathering journalist and work independently with technology and on a flexible schedule to distribute content from field locations.
- Four-year college degree or equivalent required.
- Valid Arizona driver's license and good driving record.
- Familiarity with traffic reporting preferred.
- At least 3 years television reporting experience preferred.
- Newscast and digital experience preferred.
- Must be proficient with a computerized newsroom.
- Must be an excellent communicator and storyteller. Must be creative, have good people skills and be able to handle deadline pressure.
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