Date Posted November 24, 2021
Industry TV Jobs
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Job Description

KETV, Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate in Omaha, NE has an immediate opening for a Digital Media Manager to oversee content of the television website, social media platforms, and their relationship with the television newscasts.

Omaha’s News Leader seeks an experienced, multi-platform journalist skilled at developing and executing digital strategies and multimedia initiatives to build engagement on KETV’s website and social media platforms.

The Digital Media Manger produces content daily, manages and directs all digital content efforts, and works as part of the KETV newsroom. The DMM also works with creative services and sales on projects and initiatives.

As DMM, you’ll be part of the leading news organization in Omaha, Nebraska, and in the heart of the news-gathering operation. You will be responsible for producing dynamic and interesting content on all digital platforms and for leading a team of digital journalists to deliver breaking news, feature, and in-depth content. The right candidate for this post must work quickly and efficiently and have the ability to work with other team members to assign responsibilities and hold them to expectations and goals. In-person attedance is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce and oversee content on the website, including daily writing and video editing.
  • Oversee digital producer, and assign duties to newsroom personnel as needed
  • Develop strategies to expand engagement with KETV digital assets.
  • Develop unique content and project ideas in conjunction with KETV news leadership
  • Develop and deliver urgent, real-time strategies to news content.
  • Develop content during breaking news, and coordinates digital coverage
  • An active role in daily newsroom editorial meetings, and establish expectations for daily digital coverage
  • Work with news management to develop strategies and projects
  • Participate in weekly marketing meetings
  • Coordinate and train newsroom staffers on best practices for digital news reporting
  • Leverage social media platforms and use analytics to maximum engagement in real time.
  • Work with creative services to identify opportunities for marketing tactics
  • Work as part of the Hearst digital team to identify content of wide interest

Experience Requirements:

  • Two years of experience as an editor, writing and producing content for a news website
  • Equivalent military experience will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Must have a working knowledge of digital technology and video editing
  • Ability to get along with diverse working groups.
  • Strong management skills
  • Understanding of libel and other legal issues


  • Bachelor’s Degree in multimedia journalism, journalism, broadcast journalism or a related field preferred. Experience will be considered in lieu of education.
  • Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with related experience will be considered

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.