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Audience Engagement Producer


Washington, DC 05-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Hill, a division of Nexstar Media Group, seeks an Audience Engagement Producer to join our newsroom.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing team during an exciting time in national politics.

This position is in the Audience team and works within the newsroom to produce and promote content that is timely and engaging to our national audience. It is based in Washington DC and will require in-office work hours as well as evening and weekend shifts. But we are also open to Mountain and Pacific time zones candidates.

You will contribute to The Hill's growth by amplifying our journalism and by helping reporters and editors capitalize on search and social trends.

We're looking for someone who can:

Communicate story ideas with editors and provide feedback in real time.

Post breaking news across multiple platforms (Social Media, Email, App Alerts).

Lead and make decisions in a breaking news environment. Notice trends early and build content around developing stories.

Write clean, concise copy on tight deadlines (i.e. SEO Content and Breaking News Stubs).

We're looking for a candidate who is up to date on everything from TiKTok trends, Reddit to YouTube reels and can help grow our social presence on video-focused apps.

Regularly pitch and communicate strategic recommendations with editors to provide them with coverage ideas based on audience insights from Google Trends, social media and other tools we employ for tracking news moments.

Continuously manage and maintain ranking in Top Stories and provide recommendations for improved positioning on the homepage for the most important storylines of the day.

You will also be a pivotal member of the audience team coordinating live streams and live video as well as adding relevant video files to stories where needed.

Candidates should have these skills and qualifications:
• Fast, accurate, detail-oriented writing skills.
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or communications experience working in a newsroom.
• Excellent communicator who works well as part of a team.
• SEO experience at a news organization
• Understanding of SEO strategy and best practices for live, breaking news and evergreen
• Experience posting across multiple social media platforms and creating video content.
• Experience selecting news content for multiple distribution channels. Experienced communicating in a brand voice (i.e. writing professional social media posts). Proficient with traffic and engagement software (e.g. Chartbeat, SocialFlow, Google Analytics, Later, Google Search Console).

About The Hill

Established in 1994, The Hill is the country's definitive digital source for non-partisan political news and information. Inside the Beltway, it's known as an essential, agenda-setting read for lawmakers and influencers. Beyond the Capitol, The Hill's trusted content is shared more often on social media than any other major political news brand in America.
Our properties include, reaching a monthly audience of 41M; Hill.TV, the largest independent video platform within the Beltway with 1.4B annual views; The Hill's print edition, one of the most influential sources for law and policy makers; Elevate Studios, creating breakthrough branded content offerings for leading marketers; and The Hill Events, which hosted 70 virtual events last year, featuring 92 Members of Congress and 88 industry leaders in meaningful policy discussions.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re6w31-3-236-116-27-42 in your application.

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.