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Web Producer

FOX-44

Waco, TX 04-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
FOX44/KWKT in Waco, Texas is looking for an intelligent and highly motivated Web Producer. The Web Producer will help with broadcast newsroom collaboration, write and produce several stories per day for the website, as well as manage FOX44 social media accounts through consistent, engaging and on-brand posts. This individual should have excellent editing, TV/web writing and influencing skills.
• Responsibilities
• Produce breaking news events across multiple platforms by working with reporters in the field, the news assignment desk and independent sources alike.
• Curate the homepage and subsections.
• Assist in managing a group of regular contributors to the web site.
• Produce all news sections of the website, including the homepage and contribute to local franchises.
• Manage production of articles, videos and slideshows.
• Be an advocate for ourquadcities.com in the newsroom and beyond.
• Manage the social media strategy for FOX44.
• Help grow the main brand social media account pages through thoughtful, engaging posts that deliver on key metrics.
• Make sure the station's social media accounts have relevant content throughout the day and that the voice, tone and mix of content fits with the overall editorial strategy on-air and online.
• Monitor social media channels for breaking news.
• Engage with viewers who reach out through social media channels.

Basic Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor's degree
• Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelines

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must be available to work overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed or required
• Pre-employment background check required

Desired Characteristics Basic Qualifications
• Some experience as a video journalist, editor, writer or producer at a news organization or blog that creates content under tight deadlines.
• Exceptional communication skills
• Knowledge of TV and web writing
• Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment
• Experience in editing video for TV and web
• Experience in a news environment is a plus
• Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news, combined with the ability to write succinctly and with flair
• Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
• Team player mentality

Please send resume, references, salary requirements, and links to: Dean L. Wetherbee, News Director, KWKT-TV, 8803 Woodway Dr., Woodway, TX, 76712, dwetherbee@kwkt.com, or apply online at nexstar.tv/careers. No phone calls please.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9yjx4-44-223-39-67-42 in your application.

Company Profile
FOX-44

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.