WTSP, the CBS affiliate in Tampa, Florida, is looking for a part-time digital content/editor producer to join our award winning team. This is a fast-paced hybrid position for someone who loves monitoring sources to determine news coverage and can produce and publish content to all digital platforms.
The position is responsible for developing and publishing original content for wtsp.com and our social media accounts, and monitoring all local news beats and trending digital sources to evaluate and assign coverage for all platforms at WTSP.
The right candidate is a passionate, strong writer who can find and develop original, engaging content that drives social engagement using text, video, and multimedia and can work well as part of a technically savvy team that collaborates with content producers and reporters to develop valuable, relevant content on all platforms. A strong working knowledge of the Tampa Bay area is important.
Covering breaking news events as part of a fast-paced digital team
Strong writing skills
Solid news knowledge – preferably of the Tampa Bay market
Working in multiple content management systems
Editing and managing video on digital platforms
Knowledgeable about how to use social media to generate digital traffic and engagement
Researching, creating, and publishing original content to wtsp.com
Ability to identify potentially viral stories
Ability to work with reporters to develop assigned stories
Working under tight deadlines
Planning ahead for social and digital coverage of events
Ability to manage content on a variety of platforms including desktop, mobile sites, apps and social media
Three years’ experience working in news as a digital producer and/or on an assignment desk
Strong communication skills
Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources and work well with varied personalities on deadline
Experience working in a digital content management system like Wordpress, Lakana, Brightcove, WorldNow and with digital photo and video editing tools
Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills