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Senior Digital Producer

FOX-4

Kansas City, MO 04-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WDAF-TV / Fox 4 in Kansas City is seeking a full time Senior Digital Content Producer. A Digital Content Producer is responsible for curating high-performing content, updating the local website, crafting homepage layouts driven by data, and helping to report news -- everything from quick-hit local stories to breaking news and enterprise reports. This role will work on building a loyal local audience by being responsive to traffic patterns and audience interest while serving as a steward of our brand.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Create and edit website stories with excellent grammar, punctuation, and AP Style that is packaged and promoted in a way that generates engagement and repeat site visitation
• Monitor all forms of media (print, TV, digital, blogs, and social) and be quick to report breaking news stories and always on the hunt for exclusive and/or trending content that will grow engagement and drive loyal, local traffic
• Excellent at writing headlines that grow audience and engagement
• Prioritize packaging content that grows page views per visitor and time on site using headline testing, metric tools, and observed patterns to guide decision making
• Evaluate website traffic trends to make decisions on both daily content needs and longer-term content curation that will grow local audience
• Promote and distribute news content on social media
• Monitor social media accounts and respond to viewer questions and comments
• Build positive working relationships with newsroom staff and management, work collaboratively on enterprise content, and creating opportunities to market web content on broadcast



Additional Job Description

Experience, Skills, Education
• 2 years of experience in digital content and journalism preferred
• Clever headline writer that gets readers to click
• Strong multi-tasking abilities
• Organized, technical problem solver and quick decision maker
• Comfortable with cold calling to develop stories
• Capable of researching, interviewing and writing original news articles
• Knowledge of SEO best practices and AP Style
• Enjoys working in teams and has excellent interpersonal skills
• Ease with/ability to learn new technology independently and quickly
• Strong communicator
• Schedule flexibility (nights, weekends)
• Regularly meets measurements of success
• Strong understanding of Google Analytics; Chartbeat experience a plus
• Proficiency in MS Office; HTML, CSS and Photoshop experience a plus
• The Digital Content Producer must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxe80z-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

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