21 days old

Digital Content Producer, WTKR

The E.W. Scripps Company
Norfolk, VA 23510
  • Job Code
    JR024152

Come live, work and thrive in Coastal Virginia! The E.W. Scripps news station WTKR/WGNT, the CBS/CW duopoly in Norfolk, VA is looking for a Digital Content Producer to organizes, writes scripts and updates content on digital platforms with a primary focus on local websites, mobile apps,and social media platforms. Responsible for creatingcompelling content that is aligned with and enhances the station's and/orScripps brand.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Daily writing of news of the day to be posted to the website/app

  • Daily posting to social media in ways that showcase content

  • Meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Clip video from newscasts to be posted to website

  • Making calls on news tips from the day

  • Using social listening to identify topics for news coverage

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • BS/BA in related discipline or commensurate experience.

  • Generally 2-5 years of experience in related field.

  • Experience with Content Management Systems, HTML, Audio Editing, Image Editing, CSS and Social Networking preferred.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Understanding of social media platforms (mainly Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)

  • Proven ability to learn new topics quickly

  • Strong ability to multi-task

  • Ability to respond to fast-paced changes

  • Must have a strong desire to focus on web-based content.

  • Must have basic HTML formatting skills and knowledge of how to FTP/publish web content.

  • Must be creative, have good people skills and be able to handle deadline pressure and need to multi-task.

  • Must have strong newspaper-style writing, editing and headline skills.

  • Must have knowledge and experience with still-image photography using digital cameras/hand held video cameras.

  • Must have working knowledge of how to use and update social media platforms.

  • Must have photo editing skills with ability to manipulate, crop, enhance images as needed for publishing on website.

  • Basic video editing skills a plus.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in 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 of 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.

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Posted: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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