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Digital Content Manager

KBTX

Bryan, TX 02-20-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Digital Content Manager - KBTX

About KBTX:

KBTX Media operates the CBS and CW affiliates in Bryan-College Station, Texas, serving an 18-county area known as the Brazos Valley. For over 65 years, KBTX has been the ratings leader and dominant choice for local news and entertainment. Our team produces six newscasts each weekday, three each weekend, a breaking news digital channel, and a daily lifestyle show, totaling more than 40 hours of programming each week. KBTX is routinely recognized among the best in the state by organizations including the Associated Press, RTDNA, and the Lone Star EMMY Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

In 2023, the station was honored to receive a National Edward R. Murrow Award, three regional Murrow Awards, a National Gracie Award, and the Texas Association of Broadcasters' Bonner McLane Public Service Award. KBTX is also a recent Texas AP Broadcasters/Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Station of the Year and Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Station of the Year. KBTX has helped launch the careers of many well-known journalists, meteorologists, and network and production executives, and takes pride in helping talent grow quickly into the nation's largest television markets.

Job Summary/Description:

KBTX News 3 is seeking a motivated digital manager to serve as the station's Digital Content Manager. The Digital Content Manager will oversee KBTX.com and a robust group of social platforms. They are responsible for supervising and coordinating KBTX's digital properties with a focus on maintaining the station's leading edge in digital content.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

KBTX News 3 is seeking a motivated digital manager to serve as the station's Digital Content Manager.
The Digital Content Manager will oversee KBTX.com and a robust group of social platforms. They are responsible for supervising and coordinating KBTX's digital properties with a focus on maintaining the station's leading edge in digital content. A successful candidate will develop and implement a competitive digital strategy focused on growing available content and audience.

The Digital Content Manager will work side-by-side with news management, producers, anchors, and reporters. The DCM will be responsible for training staff, establishing best practices, and creating an environment that actively engages all newsroom employees in digital and social participation through accountability. The DCM will also spearhead the implementation of a digital-exclusive content channel with a focus on delivering timely and relevant content to our Connected TV audience.

The Digital Content Manager works within the news department and reports to the News Director.

Please note
- the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Significant experience in digital analytics and planning for digital content
• A proven record of success in production and distribution of digital content
• Proven leadership skills and excellent news judgment
• Success in growing an organization's social and digital footprint, especially within key demographics
• Strong writing skills and a background in digital news
• A community-minded spirit and vision to expand the stations' outreach through impactful events
• A passion for production and storytelling, combined with an unwavering commitment to journalistic ethics and standards
• Ability to work with all digital specialists to ensure social media growth
• Ability to teach and lead by example while using the latest technology

If you are interested and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KBTX-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzv931-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KBTX

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.