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Digital Content Producer, WLEX

Scripps Media, Inc.
Lexington, KY 40507
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WLEX-TV, the E.W. Scripps-owned TV station in Lexington, Kentucky, is seeking a Digital Content Producer. In this role, you'll report and produce stories for all our digital platforms using all types of media, including text, video, pictures, graphics, audio, and more. We're looking for someone who's passionate about news and the audience we serve.


  • Create and produce content for all digital platforms including websites, mobile apps, social media, and OTT (over the top) video platforms
  • Create and post breaking news stories on all digital platforms
  • Learn and apply SEO best practices to every piece of content
  • Monitor analytics and use that information to adjust presentation strategies as needed
  • Coordinate editorial and technical staff to facilitate the migration of multimedia content to new media platforms, including video, audio, still photos and graphics
  • Work with digital team management to develop and execute special projects
  • Assist in the management of user-generated content on the sites
  • Update various social media accounts, assist in growing number of fans/followers and interact with fans/followers on regular basis
  • Work with other departments, including sales and marketing, as needed on site and/or station initiatives that require content integration
  • Perform other duties as needed and directed
  • Must be able to work all shifts, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays


  • BS/BA in journalism or communications or commensurate experience
  • 2-5 years of experience in a related field
  • Experience with content management systems, social media, graphics software, still and video cameras, video/audio/image editing, HTML, and CSS preferred
  • AP Style writing experience


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong desire to focus on digital content. This is not a job for someone who wants to be a broadcast journalist, whether on- or off-camera
  • Proficiency with the technical aspects of producing content for digital media
  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities and resolve any conflicts that may arise
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment which requires multitasking and handling deadline pressure
  • Proficiency in the usage of various social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 52 television stations in 36 markets, Scripps is one of the nations largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape, Laff and Court TV; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.



Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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