Full Time Job

Digital Content Producer


San Diego, CA 03-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
FOX 5 San Diego/KSWB-TV is looking for a talented individual to curate and produce content from breaking news to enterprise news reports for FOX5sandiego.com with the goal of increasing user engagement and traffic, particularly in-DMA unique visitors.

The ideal candidate is both detail-oriented and a creative strategic thinker who is able to multi-task without daily supervision.

- Curate and aggregate a steady stream of interesting content that is packaged and promoted in a way that generates interest and buzz
- Manage news stories, photos, video and interactive content on FOX5sandiego.com
- Manage video livestreams on FOX5sandiego.com and Facebook
- Monitor all forms of media (print, TV, digital, blogs and social) and be the first to report breaking news stories and always on the hunt for exclusives and/or trending content that will drive traffic
- Write catchy, clickable headlines that are journalistically solid and increase pageviews, and package content that grows video views, pageviews per visitor and time on site
-Write stories for FOX5sandiego.com based on broadcast content from FOX 5 newscasts
-Write stories for FOX5sandiego.com based on news releases, interviews and social media posts
-Work with television reporters and writers to improve their stories from FOX5sandiego.com
- Evaluate website traffic trends in effort to make decisions on both daily content and longer-term content development that will grow traffic
- Promote and distribute news content on social media
- Work with on-air staff to improve their social media posts and engagement
- Build positive working relationships with newsroom staff and management, work collaboratively and create opportunities to market web content on broadcast newscasts
- Flexibility to work a variety of shifts, as staffing and news cycle dictate

- BA/BS degree
- 2+ years' experience in digital media and journalism
- Basic understanding of journalism ethics and legal principles
- Clever headline writer that gets readers to click
- Excellent writing and copy editing skills
- Mastery of spelling, punctuation, grammar and AP style
- Capable of researching, interviewing and writing original news articles
- Working knowledge of social media best practices
- Knowledge of SEO best practices
- Organized, technical problem solver and quick decision maker
- Excellent interpersonal skills; enjoys working in teams
- Ease with/ability to learn new technology independently and quickly
- Comfortable adapting to changes in evolving industry and thrives under pressure
- Work schedule flexibility (nights, weekends)
- Proficiency in MS Office and Photoshop; Video editing (Premiere Pro preferred). Knowledge of HTML and CSS preferred
Company Profile

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.