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Newsy President and Founder Awarded 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the State of Missouri

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Sep 10, 2014

  COLUMBIA, Mo. – Jim Spencer, president and founder of Newsy, was awarded the Governor’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award at Missouri’s 2014 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development on Sept. 5.    Newsy is a national video news network based in Columbia, Missouri. It produces and curates video news reports for web, mobile, tablet, and connected TV, providing its audience with easy access to a variety of news and information sources.     The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) acquired the digital startup in January for $35 million. Since it started in 2008, Newsy has grown to a team of more than 40 full-time employees,...

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Newsy Selected for Mindshare North America's Exclusive Action Partner Program

Posted by Alexandra Wharton
Sep 3, 2014

  Newsy , the world's leading multi-source video news service, is pleased to announce its latest recognition:   Mindshare North America, a division of WPP, unveiled its first-ever roster of THE LOOP Action Partners, a selection of leading platforms, products and services to create a powerful combination of marketing programs for Mindshare North America's clients.   Newsy is proud to be among the Action Partners chosen for this innovative program.  Read the full press release for more details:   ...

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NEWSY JOB POSTING: Spanish Language Host

Posted by Courtney Lewis
Aug 25, 2014

Newsy is seeking a charismatic, confident individual who is comfortable on camera to join our team as a host in our in our Beverly Hills office.    The host would be responsible for anchoring our Spanish-language news content and reviewing scripts for accuracy. The ideal candidate will be fluent in Spanish with previous on-camera experience.   Previous newsroom experience is helpful, but not a requirement. Students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.   This role is part-time with a variable schedule. We anticipate scheduling 5-10 hours weekly.   This part-time position is based in Beverly Hills, CA. Newsy is a wholly...

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NEWSY JOB POSTING: Digital Content Producer

Posted by Courtney Lewis
Jul 29, 2014

Newsy is looking for an innovative storyteller who’s looking for the perfect medium, but hasn’t found it yet.    The Digital Content Producer is primarily responsible for story pitching, research and writing, video production and potentially on-camera hosting.    Experience in writing for video and mobile is preferred. The ideal candidate will have video-editing experience using software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere. Familiarity with content management systems is also preferred.   Previous newsroom experience is helpful. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.   This full-time position with benefits is based in...

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NEWSY JOB POSTING: Overnight Project Producer

Posted by Courtney Lewis
Jul 29, 2014

Newsy is in search of a motivated individual to work on our overnight team as a Project Producer.    The ideal candidate will be comfortable covering news across genres (from entertainment to politics to sports), will have strong writing skills and will give stories a keen editing eye. We're looking for someone with newsroom experience (at least 2 years in non-student-run office) who's excited to work in a fast-moving online news video environment. Ability to anchor is a plus but not a requirement.    This full-time position with benefits is based in Columbia, Mo. Newsy is a wholly owned subsidiary of The E.W. Scripps Company.   Please send resume...

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NEWSY JOB POSTING: Social Media Editor

Posted by Kyle_Luke
Jul 29, 2014

Primary Purpose   The social media editor at Newsy is responsible for coordinating Newsy social media efforts on day-to-day basis from both a push and a pull perspective. The position will leverage social media channels to identify Newsy content online and also use it to turn around and promote videos using those same platforms. The individual will work to pitch stories to Newsy editors and their partners while also producing original content for their social media channels.    Key Activities   An ability to leverage social media tools for both story promotion and story discovery   A familiarity with the news cycle and a good...

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