Part Time Job

Associate Digital Producer


Chicago, IL 08-22-2023
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
Job Description
Part-Time Associate Digital Producer


ABC 7 Chicago's #1 news Chicago is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, and tech-savvy candidate to join the Digital Team as a part-time Digital Producer. ABC 7 Chicago covers the local and national news stories of the day and how those stories impact local communities.

• Timely posting of local and national news on all digital platforms, including but not limited to websites, apps and social media
• Work with news managers, assignment editors and talent to coordinate on-air and online news coverage
• Execute special projects for various station departments, including sales, marketing and community affairs
• Execute synergy requests from the station group and the Disney company
• Curate digital content for all of ABC 7 Chicago's digital platforms, including but not limited to website, news app, streaming app and social media
• React and respond to breaking news quickly and accurately
• Identify compelling stories that will resonate with our diverse audiences
• Monitor analytics in real time to assess the effectiveness of content presentation and adjust as necessary
• Develop strong working relationship with other departments while displaying empathy and inclusion
• Use SEO (search engine optimization) to increase unique visitors and video starts

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum 1 year experience
• Available to work flexible hours, including overnights and weekends
• Strong editorial skills and good news judgement
• Excellent communication and writing skills
• Proven ability to multitask and thrive in a high pressure news environment
• Strong independent worker, as well as a team player
• Proficient in AP Style
• Solid knowledge of basic HTML
• Ability to shoot and edit video using Adobe Premiere a plus

Additional Information
• Reporting Location – Chicago, IL
• Equal Opportunity Employer

This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6j4vj-44-192-254-173-42 in your application.