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Executive Producer, Digital - Wtvd


Durham, NC 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
ABC11 WTVD-TV - the Disney-owned television station in Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville, North Carolina - is looking for a highly-skilled Digital Executive Producer to help lead the next phase of our multi-platform transformation.

Are you a dedicated journalist who can coach others? Do you thrive at developing multi-platform audience? Can you interpret analytics and use them to make editorial decisions? Do you have innovative ideas to help us optimize content for each screen?

The successful candidate will have a high degree of ethics, empathy and professionalism and will be able to function well under pressure.

• An effective champion for digital media initiatives
• Strategic on all digital platforms – able to pivot quickly and adjust multi-platform strategy based on changes in the industry
• A data enthusiast who uses analytics to make informed decisions
• Multi-tasker with demonstrated leadership and skills in managing resources
• Excellent communicator, motivator, delegator, and able to foster teamwork and collaboration while displaying empathy and inclusion
• Remind staff continually about best practices and encourage both casual and formal training

• Using insights to drive editorial and strategic decision making for the digital team and the newsroom as a whole and create accountability for the results
• Assist in leading our newsroom to develop workflows that deliver our content 24/7 across current and future platforms with storytelling that is optimized for each screen and reflective of the diversity of our audience
• Working with other newsroom leaders to create synergy across all platforms on station content
• Managing social and multi-platform strategy for station accounts
• Managing the look and feel of station's digital brand online
• Owning breaking news and the big stories with speed and accuracy and growing new opportunities in our multi-media environment
• Collaborate with content makers to maximize the sharing of our content in a multi-platform way
• Coach and mentor the news team in best practices for writing and producing content for digital and social platforms
• Using SEO (search engine optimization) to increase page views and unique visitors through Google, etc.

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 5 years' experience in audience development/news
• Must have experience analyzing audience data (Omniture, Google Analytics etc.) and identifying trends
• Must have a deep understanding of social strategy and SEO with the desire to keep up with emerging platforms
• Must understand basic journalism legal principles
• Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
• Working knowledge of online content-management systems required
• Nonlinear editing experience
• Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Proficient with AP style

Required Education
• Bachelor's Degree (related degree preferred in Journalist, TV/Production, etc.)

Preferred Education
• Prefer background that includes editor of a news website

About ABC Owned TV Stations:

This position is with WTVD Television, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g67zx8-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.