Digital Content Producer

  • Full Time
  • Columbus


WRBL TV is a Nexstar
Station located in Columbus, GA.
We are looking for a successful Digital Content
Producer who will be responsible for creating, producing, editing and
maintaining all digital content along with providing guidance for the newsroom staff on all issues related to digital content.

Digital Content Producer must be capable of making quick and sound editorial decisions, including:

o   Deciding which stories are of most interest to our news consumers.

o   Prioritize stories and story development
efforts. Determine the order in which stories will be told.

o   Write compelling content focused stories that
our audience can understand.

o   Be able to quickly adjust stories to
accommodate breaking news.

o   Use AP style writing to be informative and
detailed on web platform stories including links and additional information
viewers will find useful.

o   Must have a good attitude and be willing to
help fill in the gaps where needed.

o   Must be able to edit & report if necessary
as News is a 24/7 business.

o   Team work is essential so you must be able to work
well with others.

o   Must perform other duties as assigned. Management reserves
the right to add or modify job duties as needed. This is not a complete list of
job duties & responsibilities.

Skills Required:

o   Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, communications, or related field of equivalent combination of education and
work experience with strong web & social skills.

o   Fluency in English with strong spelling, grammar
and punctuation.

o   Solid news judgment with good editorial skills.

o   Excellent communication skills (oral &
written) with coworkers and the public.

o   Proficiency with computers, tablets and mobile
digital devices.

o   Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize
assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

o   Flexibility to work any shift, with some late
notice of shift and schedule changes.

o   Must have a good working knowledge of Word
Press, Lakana, Edius Editing, HTML, Photoshop, Social Media, Mobile with other
web & social media skills.

o   Work with other departments and staff on
Contests, Promotions & Projects etc.

o   Photo and Video Editing Skills.

o   ENPS Newsroom software skills are a plus.

Physical Demands and
Work Environment:

The Digital ContentProducer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 30 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Must be able to work a variety of odd hours shifts, weekends and holidays to help keep our Newsroom covered as News is a 24/7 business. Must be able to work well under pressure,
handle breaking news and sudden changes all while meeting deadlines in a high stress in News Environment. Digital Content Producer must maintain a current knowledge of industry best practices and technical advancements.

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