Temporary Producer - WFSB
Rocky Hill, CT
WFSB, a Meredith Corporation TV station, is seeking a Content Producer who is not afraid to take responsibility for tough decisions and will creatively solve problems. We need someone who recognizes where/when opportunities exist to drive innovation. We value initiative, results, hard work and will reward you with good pay and benefits. If you think you have what it takes to succeed in our demanding, results oriented environment, apply today.
I. Job Summary| Major goals and objectives.
The Content Producer assists with the daily flow of news to the newsroom for appropriate coverage both on-air and on the station's digital platforms.
The CP gathers meaningful news information from various sources. They also generate story idea, discern credible news tips, schedule news crews and take in live feeds.
The CP is also responsible for creating content that is aligned with and enhances the station brand. The CP is also responsible for publishing content on multiple digital platforms, including mobile and online and social networks.
This person should have solid news judgment, a sound grasp of online journalism and a sense of urgency for breaking news.
This is a high-pressure, deadline-focused position, which requires a self-starter, who is flexible and has the ability to multitask.
II. Essential Job Functions
Weight% - Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
30% - Answering phones, discerning news tips, gathering information and dispensing that information to the newsroom.
30% - Posting content, including stories, videos and pictures, to the station's digital platforms, while complying with digital publishing standards, including AP Style guidelines and in-house style guidelines.
20% - Monitors news sources to ensure news is being appropriately covered.
10% - Interacts with internal and external peers and/or manager to exchange information related to assigned tasks.
10% - Taking in live feeds and coordinating interviews.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d88zvk-18-204-227-34-42 in your application.
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Meredith Corporation has been committed to service journalism for more than 119 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms—including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video—to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's National Media Group reaches more than 180 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including over 80 percent of U.S. millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas such as entertainment, food, lifestyle, parenting and home. Meredith is the No. 1 magazine operator in the U.S., and owner of the largest premium content digital network for American consumers. Meredith’s leading national brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, InStyle, Allrecipes, REAL SIMPLE, SHAPE, Southern Living and Martha Stewart Living. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. and at walmart.com. Meredith’s National Media Group also includes leading affinity marketer Synapse, and The Foundry, the company's state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio.
Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith’s portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation’s Top 25 markets—including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland—and 13 in the Top 50. Meredith's stations produce more than 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations. Meredith also owns MNI Targeted Media, which delivers targeted advertising solutions to more than 1,200 clients on a local, regional and national level.