Nexstar Media Group is the largest TV station operator in the country with 197 television stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets. But we are more than that. We’re also a technology company. Along with a broad range of broadcast opportunities, Nexstar staffs a growing and diversified digital media operation encompassing content management and mobile platforms, content marketing, targeted advertising products and strategic digital design and advertising operations. From newsroom to sales to operations to digital technology, joining Nexstar Nation offers unlimited opportunities for your career endeavors. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.
WKRG News 5, a dominant Nexstar CBS affiliate in Mobile/Pensacola, is seeking a Digital Content Producer This position is responsible for hour by hour execution of the digital content plan and general Assignment Editor duties. This includes showcasing news, weather and sports content on all platforms.
Ownership of the “rundown” of stories on the site and the elements in those stories is a major part of the producer role.
This position will also work with journalists throughout the organization to develop content which includes unique video clips, photo galleries, data graphs, text stories, regional content, national content of interest and other tasks as assigned.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Create, edit and publish content on digital platforms, including website, mobile app and social media
Perform tasks with urgency, immediacy and accuracy
Cast a wide net for content on both broadcast and digital, including searches of social media sites, public records and documents, and other sources
Work irregular/odd hours and available to work evenings, weekends and holidays
Think strategically about growing our digital audiences and ways we can improve content choices
Help develop new opportunities to expand news brand and services to new and emerging technologies
Additional responsibilities as assigned by management including general Assignment Editor duties.
Development Responsibilities & Requirements:
Degree in journalism, multi-media arts, communications, television production or another related field preferred.
Strong knowledge of how content management systems work preferred (HTML, CSS, XML and PHP/SQL)
Ability to write thorough stories with compelling headlines