Full Time Job

Content Producer


New York, NY 10-14-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Content Producer (WCBS-AM)

WCBS 880 is going through an exciting transformation of its digital news operation and is seeking talented digital journalists with a passion for local news to grow its digital audience. This is a unique opportunity to join an award-winning news operation that has built a large loyal listening audience over many years and now seeks to extend its reach by creating and distributing an array of fresh digital content. Responsibilities:
• Monitor and write articles around breaking and trending local news in New York City and the Tri-State area, working closely with the Managing Editor
• Publish articles, audio stories, podcasts and short videos on all digital platforms
• Write headlines and text to position content for maximum engagement on the mobile web, apps, and social media
• Ensure all daily content is optimized for SEO
• Develop story ideas, series, and special projects that complement broadcast news coverage
• Collaborate with broadcast staff to adapt and tailor stories and other content for digital that the team believes will perform well
• Use real-time analytics in Google Analytics and Chartbeat to drive editorial/story decisions


Bachelor's degree

2+ years of experience producing, editing, and distributing digital news and digital audio content
Outstanding news judgment and ability to work under deadline pressure

Experience with publishing in Content Management Systems

Creative thinking when it comes to brainstorming how to transform a piece of audio into a compelling digital article

Strong journalistic writing skills, story development, and editorial judgment

Command of best practices on all social media platforms

Experience with Adobe Audition, or similar audio editing program is a plus

Candidates will be asked to submit writing samples.

Desired Characteristics:

Passion for local news, podcasts, and digital media

Experience and demonstrated ability working with broadcast or other legacy media

Willingness to experiment and innovate

Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic

Excellent interpersonal skills

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