It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!
WGN-TV is searching for an Executive Producer of Digital Content with the right mix of news judgment, creativity, and command of all things digital and social.
*Oversee daily editorial direction with input from other newsroom managers
*Manage staff of digital producers
*Prepare, write, copy-edit and post news, sports, community, programming, and promotional content from television and other sources for the web site, mobile platforms, and social media sites
*Plan web and social media coverage for big events
*Build special sections and other custom content for breaking news and other ongoing coverage efforts
*Capture, encode, and edit video for the web
*Administer and moderate social media outreaches including Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, and comments on wgntv.com
*Work closely with news, programming, promotions, and sales departments
*Five (5) years of experience as a digital news producer or related experience
*Must have strong news judgment and work with the assignment desk to plan daily stories and content
*Excellent writing and editing skills, attention to detail
*Familiarity with news writing and journalistic standards
*Ability to function under extreme deadline pressure
*Ability to encourage and nurture the creativity of others
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at www.Nexstar.tv.
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