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Digital Content News Producer

WALA

Mobile, AL 08-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Digital Content News Producer - WALA

About WALA:

WALA FOX10 News is a local media organization producing news, weather and original content for the Gulf Coast. Located in Mobile, AL. WALA is the oldest existing television station in Mobile Alabama. FOX10 takes pride in a winning culture and is committed to the community.

Job Summary/Description:

WALA is seeking a Digital Content News Producer who can thrive in a busy newsroom, stay on top of breaking news and find and create compelling content in between breaking stories. The DCP reports to the digital content manager and works closely with news managers, reporters, anchors, meteorologists and photojournalists to create and showcase original content and curate quality images, text and sound for all platforms, including Fox10tv.com, the FOX10 News app and social media. The digital content producer will post news stories to the station's website, apps and social media. The DCP will also produce news content from public documents. As needed, the DCP will execute live coverage on social media and the app of breaking, severe weather, and developing stories.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Writes AP-style news stories daily for web
- Subsequently posts engaging content on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
- Sends breaking news and trending push alerts
- Copy-edits digital stories from reporters and other newsroom staff
- Livestreams events using station technology for web and Facebook
- Monitors comments and messages on the FOX10 social media pages
- Creates videos and graphics for social engagement
- Communicates effectively with producers to incorporate web and social elements into newscasts
- Attends and contributes in digital and editorial meetings

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Newsroom and digital content producing experience preferred
- Must have a solid grasp of AP Style, the ability to write clearly with sound grammar and under deadline pressure
- Must have solid news judgment
- A solid understanding of social media
- Must be able to copyedit others as well as self-publish error-free copy on deadline *Adobe Photoshop and Premier editing experience a plus

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your cover letter, resume, and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0zkve-44-210-237-158-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WALA

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.