Digital & Web Content Producer

  • WRBL TV
  • 1350 13th Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901, USA
  • Feb 05, 2019
Full time Communications Media Media-Journalism

Job Description

WRBL TV is a Nexstar Station located in Columbus, GA.

 

We are looking for a successful Digital & Web Content Producer who will be responsible for creating, producing, editing and maintaining all digital content along with providing guidance for the newsroom staff on all issues related to digital content, with specific daily responsibilities when it comes to developing and updating digital and social weather content.

Digital Content Producer must be capable of making quick and sound editorial decisions, including: 

Deciding which stories are of most interest to our news consumers.

Prioritize stories and story development efforts. Determine the order in which stories will be told.

Write compelling content focused stories that our audience can understand.

Be able to quickly adjust stories to accommodate breaking news.

Use AP style writing to be informative and detailed on web platform stories including links and additional information viewers will find useful.

Must have a good attitude and be willing to help fill in the gaps where needed.

Must be able to edit & report if necessary as News is a 24/7 business.

Team work is essential so you must be able to work well with others.

Must perform other duties as assigned. Management reserves the right to add or modify job duties as needed.

Update Website and Social Media with News and Weather Coverage.

This is not a complete list of job duties & responsibilities. 

 

Skills Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, communications, or related field of equivalent combination of education and work experience with strong web & social skills.

Fluency in English with strong spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Solid news judgment with good editorial skills.

Excellent communication skills (oral & written) with coworkers and the public.

Proficiency with computers, tablets and mobile digital devices.

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Flexibility to work any shift, with some late notice of shift and schedule changes.

Must have a good working knowledge of Lakana Edius Editing, HTML, Photoshop, Social Media, Mobile with other web & social media skills.

Work with other departments and staff on Contests, Promotions & Projects etc.

Photo and Video Editing Skills.

ENPS Newsroom software skills are a plus.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

 

The Digital Content Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 30 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

 

You must be able to work a variety of odd hours shifts, weekends and holidays to help keep our Newsroom covered as News is a 24/7 business. Must be able to work well under pressure, handle breaking news and sudden changes all while meeting deadlines in a high stress in News Environment. Digital & Web Content Producer must maintain a current knowledge of industry best practices and technical advancements.  

 

Full-time Employee Benefits include

Vacation, Sick, Personal, Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401k etc. after a respective waiting period

 

How to Apply:     EOE    M/F/D/V

Qualified Applicants should apply online using the job link below.

Your Resume should include references & 2 writing samples 

First time users must create an account then apply and attach their Resume

 

https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/4134/producer%2c-assignment-and-web/job

 

Before you are hired a Pre - employment Background Screening is required. Candidate must also have a Valid Driver’s License with a Good Driving Record.

 

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