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The E.W. Scripps Company
Anchor/Reporter was asked...13 September 2022

Many questions involved my level of experience and what my day-to-day looked like at my former company.

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I just talked about my experience. There aren’t really any trick questions. The only question which was difficult to answer was when J asked me to pick the “type” of journalist that described me best. It was hard to choose one because each description involved elements of journalism one should have with every story. If I remember correctly the choices includes: Storyteller Advocate Whistleblower Breaking News Informational … pretty sure there was one or two more. Less

The E.W. Scripps Company

I was asked, “What is a story that allowed you to make the most impact.”

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I answered, “A story I did in Midland about teenagers not being as easily adopted. Because after my story, the teen I featured found their forever home!” Less


What was I looking for?

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A place to learn and to be mentored.

23ABC News

You are in the newsroom and breaking news comes in.. a shooting at a school.. you are assigned the story.. what are the first 3 things you do?

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Start posting the confirmed info on all social media platforms, go to the scene and look for witnesses first. Have photographer grab b-roll in the meantime. PIO will likely inform media where media staging is, which usually happens much later. Less


Asked for immediate On-Air test with current female Anchor


what are your strengths and weaknesses

Bloomberg L.P.

My interview was fairly easy, however I know the news hires now must pass a rigorous news exam designed by news chief, Matt Winkler. If you don't pass, you don't get an offer.

Standard interview questions. Why I wanted to work there, what I like about this type of work, how much experience I have, etc.

When are you looking to move?

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