WGN Digital Content Producer

News for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on March 17, 2023

job posting:

WGN-TV is searching for a Producer of Digital Content with the right mix of news judgment, creativity, and command of all things digital and social. Responsibilities: -Prepares, writes, copy-edits and posts news, sports, community, programming and promotional content from television and other sources for the web site, mobile platforms, and social media sites -Maintains the home page and builds special sections for breaking news and other ongoing coverage efforts -Monitors real-time metrics to guide content decisions -Administers and moderates social media pages including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram -Works closely with news, programming, promotions, and sales departments -Ensures factual, grammatical and legal accuracy online and upholds the station’s established journalistic standards to avoid editorial bias Requirements and Skills: -Two (2) years of experience as a digital news producer or related experience -Must be familiar with Wordpress and AP writing style -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 #LI-Onsite Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 200 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 68% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv. EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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