WVUA 23 News at the University of Alabama is looking for an experienced multi-platform journalist to build WVUA 23’s digital strategy. The Digital Content Manager is responsible for overall management and direction for all digital content efforts of the website and social media efforts along with developing strategies on emerging platforms. We’re looking for an effective leader who can strategize, plan, and execute content initiatives to enhance WVUA 23 News brand visibility, engage target audiences, and drive online traffic and conversions. You will be a member of the news management team, and work with other department managers on major station initiatives. The ideal candidate will have proven experience digital content management, a foundation in journalism, in-depth knowledge of digital content trends as well as strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills, with a keen eye for detail.
WVUA 23 is a commercial television station owned and operated by the University of Alabama, College of Communication and Information Sciences. The news station is located inside Bryant-Denny Stadium and is one of only two universities in the nation with a commercial TV station. WVUA 23 engages consumers on multiple platforms with relevant and essential news, weather, sports and entertainment content for the communities of West Alabama, the Birmingham DMA and the larger University of Alabama community. We provide students with hands-on learning experiences in an environment that encourages the highest ethical journalistic standards. This position offers excellent health insurance, as well as retirement benefits. Vacation, holiday and sick time accrual are also available.
Application Deadline 12/4/2023. Visit UA’s employment website at http://jobs.ua.edu for more information and to apply. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.