Full Time Job

Wlky - Digital Producer


Louisville, KY 05-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
WLKY is looking for a full-time Digital Producer who will create content for its website, mobile products and social media platforms. The successful candidate will be an excellent writer and multi-tasker who can edit and create content facing intense competition under constant deadline pressure. Breaking news and weather are huge priorities, and our producer must know how to capitalize on it all, while executing their daily responsibilities. We are looking for a person with a positive attitude and energy who operates with flexibility and urgency.

Job Responsibilities:
• Write/edit and publish breaking news and weather, daily news, sports and feature stories for our station website, and other social media platforms.
• Write compelling headlines; especially for mobile and social media as well as carefully crafted mobile push notifications for breaking news/severe weather
• Work with Reporters and Assignment Editors to ensure content is posted quickly and accurately
• Work with Producers, Assignment Editors and Managers to ensure cross promotion of content across all platforms
• Develop multimedia special projects
• Managing LIVE streams of newscasts and breaking news
• Consistently contribute ideas to help grow our station's digital platforms
• Other duties as required
• In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:
• Preferably 1-3 years of experience in a professional television newsroom and/or web-publishing environment including related military experience

Qualifications Requirements:
• Strong news and editorial judgment
• Excellent AP writing skills
• Basic knowledge of video editing
• Strong understanding of social media best practices
• Flexibility to work different shifts (including nights and weekends), holidays, etc., on short notice to cover a 24-hour news cycle
• Ability to work well in a multi-tasking environment with frequent interruptions, while paying close attention to details
• Proficiency in Photoshop

• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred.
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g465x7-35-172-111-71-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.