KFMB / CBS 8, TEGNA's CBS affiliate in San Diego, is searching for an experienced and passionate Digital Content Producer to support the creation and distribution of engaging, compelling content across all digital and social platforms. This individual will work closely with the digital team members as well as the entire news organization. This position will produce original content for CBS 8 that will reach our customers whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time. They will collaborate and partner with content produced by team members, including copy editing and posting to our various desktop/mobile/social outlets.
This position reports to the Digital Content Director.
The successful candidate is innovative with strong writing skills across platforms combined with solid news judgment. Qualified candidates will have experience posting stories to digital-mobile-social platforms, working knowledge of Content Management Systems and the ability to work a flexible schedule.
• Write and post stories to all CBS 8 online Digital-Mobile-Social platforms
• Discover unique stories and angles to cover across all platforms
• Report news as it happens with strong breaking news skills and generate web traffic through application of advanced social media and SEO skills
• Monitor news releases, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other online news sources for stories relevant to the San Diego audience
• Use CrowdTangle and other social engagement tools to discover unique content on social media
• Work with and build strong relationships with all newsroom departments on content coverage across platforms
• Coordinate live streaming of news events online and on social media, with heavy emphasis on breaking news
• Identify compelling, unique stories and user-generated content of interest to our audience
• Create enterprise content (stories, videos, photo social posts, galleries) for the digital platforms.
• 2 years' experience working with digital content or related field preferred
• Excellent AP writing (stories, social, push notifications), editing, and proofreading skills
• Passion and vision for emerging media, ability to pivot based on new technology and processes
• Working knowledge of Content Management Systems, Basic HTML, and live stream technology
• Use digital and social analytics to inform editorial decisions
• Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources with an ability to work well with varied personalities within deadlines
• Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
• High standard of professionalism and accuracy
• Flexibility in work schedule and able to work nights, weekends and holidays
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.
Budgeted Compensation Range: $55k-$60k
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