Full Time Job

Executive Digital Producer

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Conway, SC 09-02-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Digital Executive Producer oversees a team of two digital producers in our Myrtle Beach newsroom and a digital producer at our sister-station in Savannah.

Responsibilities include:
• Oversee daily digital and social content to ensure we are serving our communities by sharing relevant information to alert, empower and protect our viewers
• Supervise content producers, as well as, copy edit and provide feedback to encourage digital and social storytelling
• Manage newsroom and handle breaking news situations to empower and grow our audiences
• Collaborate with News Director and other station managers on special assignments
• Plan and oversee continuity on digital and social platforms
• Mentor digital producers and news team of all experience levels and abilities
• Hold team members accountable
• Post engaging content to our digital platforms
• Seek out and hire capable digital producers
• Complete yearly reviews
• Use data to drive what's being posted and where

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
• Proven track record of creating compelling and engaging stories across multiple platforms
• Ability to perform well under pressure, experience managing breaking news and meeting strict deadlines
• Ability to identity problems and provide solutions
• A strong commitment to journalistic standards and ethics
• Extraordinary people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
• Strong understanding of how to drive digital traffic
• Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a news environment or equivalent
• A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred
• Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives
• Knowledge of Google Analytics and CrowdTangle.
• Excel in social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
• Expertise in digital video
• Excellent news writing and copyediting skills
• Photo and video editing
• Highly organized
• Strong headline-writing skills
• A passion for breaking news and weather
• Competitive spirit and drive to be the best

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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