Digital News Producer

News for WKEF
Dayton, Ohio

posted on March 14, 2017

job posting:

1/31/2017 Digital News Producer Tracking Code 7552 Job 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! WKEF-TV/WRGT-TV has an immediate opening for a Digital News Producer. In this role, you will be responsible for day-to-day digital news content, working closely with the news managers and Senior Digital Producer to make sure all digital platforms are up-to-date, accurate and compelling. We want someone with a competitive spirit. Candidate must have excellent writing skills and news judgment. The ideal candidate must possess strong digital analytics skills to help guide story placement on respective digital platforms. The Digital News Producer must identify and post engaging, timely, and relevant content; monitor competitive social practices, and work in line with the stations' overall content strategy. This individual must be willing to teach on-air reporters to help them improve their digital skills. The successful candidate will also demonstrate: Solid news judgment and the ability to write fast, accurate, and mistake-free copy Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment A basic knowledge of digital platforms A strong understanding of social media practices, how to engage a digital audience, and how to move that audience between broadcast and digital platforms Proficiency with non-linear editing such as Avid and newsroom systems such as iNews Proficiency with web content management systems Possess basic HTML skills Proficient with Adobe CS iNews and AVID editing experience is a plus Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities Strong leadership and communication skills A positive, helpful, can-do attitude The ability to meet daily and long-term goals for the execution of digital news strategies Please, no phone calls. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! Job Location Miamisburg, Ohio, United States Company Location WKEF Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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expires on 05/13/2017