Digital Content Producer

News for WHFB
Rock Island-Moline, Illinois

posted on March 31, 2017

job posting:

Digital Content Producer Digital Content Producer By: JD Walls Posted: Mar 28, 2017 04:15 PM CDT Updated: Mar 28, 2017 04:15 PM CDT Position Summary: WHBF is looking for an intelligent and highly motivated Digital Producer to produce content for our station website as well as manage social media. The Digital Producer will help with broadcast newsroom collaboration, write and produce several stories per day as well as manage WHBF & KLJB social media accounts through consistent, engaging and on-brand posts. This individual should have excellent editing, TV/web writing and influencing skills. Responsibilities • Produce breaking news events across multiple platforms by working with reporters in the field, the news assignment desk and independent sources alike. • Curate the homepage and subsections. • Assist in managing a group of regular contributors to the web site. • Produce all news sections of the website, including the homepage and contribute to local franchises. • Manage production of articles, videos and slideshows. • Be an advocate for in the newsroom and beyond. • Manage the social media strategy for WHBF & KLJB. • Help grow the main brand social media account pages through thoughtful, engaging posts that deliver on key metrics. • Make sure the station's social media accounts have relevant content through the day and that the voice, tone and mix of content fits with the overall editorial strategy on-air and online. • Monitor social media channels for breaking news. • Engage with viewers who reach out through social media channels. Basic Qualifications/Requirements • Bachelor’s degree • Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelines Eligibility Requirements • Must be 18 years or older • Must be available to work overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed or required Desired Characteristics Basic Qualifications • Some experience as an editor, writer or producer at a news organization or blog that creates content under tight deadlines. • Exceptional communication skills • Knowledge of TV and web writing • Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment • Experience in editing video for TV and web • Experience in a news environment • Experience with Clickability, AVID iNews, and Social News Desk a plus • Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news, combined with the ability to write succinctly and with flair • Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast paced environment • Team player mentality

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