Digital Content Producer

WCTI-TV, New Bern, North Carolina

Date PostedMay 15, 2019
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WCTI/WYDO has an immediate opening for a full-time Digital Content News Producer!

The Digital Content Producer is responsible for publishing daily news and breaking news content to the station's website, copy editing staff stories, and managing the look of wcti12.com. This position also manages our significant presence on social media platforms and is responsible for working closely with newsroom staff to keep our viewers and digital consumers updated on all screens. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, be a compelling and accurate writer, and be able to multitask and manage their time. The person in this role must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Effective & timely use of internet, social networking and mobile. Seek out and post relevant information (words, images and/or video) to station's digital platforms in an accurate and timely manner
  • Engage audience through effective use of social media, (E.G., Facebook, Twitter) for both news gathering purposes and interaction. Also includes uploading material (words, stills and/or video) from the field or TV station to those sites when applicable
  • Engage and help grow audience through effective use of station's mobile news platform. Includes sending breaking news, sports or weather alerts to mobile devices

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives
  • Great people skills with a team attitude
  • Strong passion for the television news industry
  • Must be able to create original content for both web and social
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A four-year degree in journalism or communications is preferred
  • Knowledge of AP Style is required
  • Knowledge and understanding of analytics, SEO
  • Proven ability to create compelling and engaging content for website and social media platforms

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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