Digital Content Producer

Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

posted on January 04, 2018

job posting:

WOIO/WUAB –TV, a Raycom Media company, is currently seeking an energetic and highly organized Digital Sales Cleveland 19/WOIO is searching for a Digital Content Producer to help with the news department’s digital operations. The ideal candidate will have a history of proven excellence in digital media. They should have a strong journalism background as well as the ability to work collaboratively with editorial leaders. Duties Include, But Are Not Limited To: • Execute and maintain news strategies and goals to provide competitive, 24/7 local digital content coverage. • Write and report breaking and developing news stories on desktop and mobile presences, including social media channels. • Generate quality news, sports and entertainment content including written and video content, create graphic content and help enhance page views and user engagement. • Collaborate with News Director, Assistant News Director and Digital Content Director, Digital Content Manager on key digital content and station initiatives. • Integrate digital content with broadcast coverage and communicate effectively with assignment desk, show producers and on-air reporters. • Manage video live streams and also create, edit and post video clips from newscasts and other raw feeds. • Collaborate with corporate team to train and support digital team members in best practices for all digital platforms. • Track analytics, including desktop, mobile, app, video and social. • Work closely with all departments (including News, Sales and Marketing) in a collaborative manner to support their digital needs. • Conceptualize and create new digital content areas. • Troubleshoot any and all problems that may develop with station digital presences • Other duties as assigned Requirements • Education: College degree in related field or equivalent experience required. • Experience: 1+ years of comprehensive digital media experience required. 1+ years of experience in digital media, journalism, broadcast or a closely related field. Skills/Abilities • Must be able to meet deadlines, and react to breaking news • Demonstrate solid news judgement • Strong sense of initiative and focus on continuous learning • Strong understanding of analytics for digital audience; Google Analytics and Chartbeat a plus • Working knowledge of online content management systems (WorldNow experience a plus). • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, journalism background with knowledge of the AP style, graphics skills, and a solid grasp of basic computer skills. • Experience with Photoshop, HTML, and digital video editing is helpful but not required. • Must be able to handle many variables in the daily news workflow, including short deadlines, multi-tasking and responding quickly and efficiently under breaking news situations. • Demonstrated success in growing social media audiences and communities (including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) is strongly preferred • Willingness to work flexible shifts, including weekends and holidays as needed.

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expires on 03/05/2018