Full Time Job

Digital Content Producer

Nexstar

Grand Rapids, MI 09-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Digital Content Producer is responsible for crafting local news stories for woodtv.com (everything from quick-hit local stories to breaking news and enterprise reports), packaging broadcast content for a digital audience, curating high-performing content from wire services, and zoning homepage layouts driven by data. This role will contribute to building a loyal audience by being responsive to traffic patterns and audience interest while serving as a steward of our brands.
• Publish several digital stories per shift (quick-hits, breaking news and reported pieces).
• Edit reporter content and package it for web.
• Curate and aggregate a steady stream of interesting content based on analytics and visitor interests.
• Promote and distribute news content on social media.
• Strong AP-style writing, copyediting, grammar and story organization skills.
• Strict journalistic standards, including vetting, pitching and ethical treatment of the stories we cover.
• Contribute to long-term and special digital projects.
• Build a positive working relationship with digital director, digital executive producer and newsroom staff.
• Ability to work collaboratively and autonomously as needed.
• Ability to responsibly and respectfully interact online and over the phone with community members.
• Other duties as assigned.

Skill/Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field with focus on digital content.
• Engaging headline writer.
• Strong multi-tasking abilities.
• Strong news judgement.
• Capable of researching, interviewing and writing original news articles.
• Knowledge of AP Stylebook and SEO.
• Enjoys working in teams and has excellent interpersonal skills.
• Strong communicator.
• Proficiency in MS Office and WordPress.
• A desire to learn and grow.

Work Hours: This is a full-time position that may include weekend hours.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm1by2-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

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.