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Digital Content News Producer

Gray Television

Charlotte, NC 11-30-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

About WBTV:

WBTV was the first television station to sign on in the Carolinas and is considered the ''most trustworthy source of news and information'' in the area according to research. WBTV First Alert Weather is the certified most accurate forecast for the market as measured by WeatheRate. Being ''On Your Side'' for viewers, clients and the community is the guiding principle of WBTV and helps drive its award-winning newscasts and quality local journalism. Visit www.wbtv.com to learn more.

Job Summary/Description:

sely together to enhance the WBTV On Your Side brand across all platforms. The right candidate will execute an aggressive multi-platform content strategy by developing and posting engaging content on digital and social media platforms. Strong writing skills, excellent time management skills, news judgment, and a working understanding of social media platforms are key to success in this position. You must have the ability to do basic newsgathering in the newsroom and in the field as needed. A basic knowledge of video and still photography and editing is also a plus. A bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field is preferred.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
-The Digital Content Producer works closely with news managers, reporters, anchors, meteorologists, and photojournalists to create and showcase original content and curate quality images, text, and sound for all platforms and social media
- Posts news stories to the station's website, apps, and social media
- Executes live coverage on multiple platforms during breaking news, severe weather, and developing stories
- Creating and publishing content to digital and social media platforms to enhance the On Your Side brand
- Posts engaging content on WBTV social media platforms
- Copy-edits digital stories from reporters and other newsroom staff
- Knowledge and use of effective SEO practices
- Livestreams events using station technology for WBTV's streaming platforms
- Attends and contributes during daily editorial meetings

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Excellent writing and copy-editing abilities in adherence with AP Style guidelines
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Demonstrates solid news judgment
-Ability to meet deadlines
-Working understanding of social media platforms
-Basic newsgathering (including developing story ideas, confirming information, breaking news coverage)
-Basic knowledge of video and still photography and editing a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv32kn-3-235-195-196-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.