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Digital Content Producer

WLBT

Jackson, MS 01-30-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Digital Content Producer - WLBT

About WLBT:

WLBT is Mississippi's flagship station and the dominant #1 local TV and digital media in Central Mississippi. We are an NBC affiliate that consistently produces award winning local news coverage. Jackson, MS is market #96 with a 24 county DMA. It is Mississippi's largest TV market and state capital, offering great museums, several local universities, and home to the largest medical facilities in the state, including the prestigious University of Mississippi Medical Center. With our great weather, Mississippi is about the outdoors. An extensive network of walking, running and cycling trails is available across the metro. And if you love a weekend getaway, Jackson is located within a short drive from beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, New Orleans, Memphis, Birmingham, Nashville, Dallas and Atlanta.

If you're a sports fan, we have you covered. The Mississippi Braves, the AA team of the Atlanta Braves, calls metro Jackson home. We host the PGA with the Sanderson Farms Championship. We have two SWAC schools in our DMA, Jackson State and Alcorn State. If you love SEC sports, we have four schools (Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Alabama and LSU) less than three hours away. And Saints, Pelicans and Grizzlies fans have an easy drive to NOLA and Memphis.

Learn more about WLBT - Jackson, MS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0lccLR6Nic&feature=youtu.be

Job Summary/Description:

WLBT is seeking a creative digital content producer to help produce content for our already dominant digital platforms. The candidate will pitch and write stories for the WLBT website and app, along with posting to the station's social media platforms. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer and have a good understanding of social media.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Write content for the WLBT website and app
- Share content to social media platforms
- Pitch stories daily in editorial meetings
- Assist with calling sources for information on stories

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Must be a strong writer with good news judgment
- Must work well under pressure
- Must have a good understanding of social media
- College degree in Journalism or related field preferred

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WLBT-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7po8k-3-239-9-151-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WLBT

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.