Digital Desk Content Producer/Editor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/16/2017

Job Description

WTSP, the CBS affiliate in Tampa, Florida, is looking for a digital content/editor producer to join our award winning team. This is a fast-paced hybrid position for someone who loves monitoring sources to determine news coverage and can produce and publish content to all digital platforms.

The position is responsible for developing and publishing original content for wtsp.com and our social media accounts, and monitoring all local   news beats and trending digital sources to evaluate and assign coverage for all platforms at WTSP.

The right candidate is a passionate, strong writer who can find and develop original, engaging content that drives social engagement using text, video, and multimedia and can work well as part of a technically savvy team that collaborates with content producers and reporters to develop valuable, relevant content on all platforms.  A strong working knowledge of the Tampa Bay area is important.

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Covering breaking news events as part of a fast-paced digital team

  • Strong writing skills

  • Solid news knowledge – preferably of the Tampa Bay market

  • Working in multiple content management systems

  • Editing and managing video on digital platforms

  • Knowledgeable about how to use social media to generate digital traffic and engagement

  • Researching, creating, and publishing original content to wtsp.com

  • Ability to identify potentially viral stories

  • Ability to work with reporters to develop assigned stories

  • Working under tight deadlines

  • Planning ahead for social and digital coverage of events

  • Ability to manage content on a variety of platforms including desktop, mobile sites, apps and social media

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Three years’ experience working in news as a digital producer and/or on an assignment desk

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources and work well with varied personalities on deadline

  • Experience working in a digital content management system like Wordpress, Lakana, Brightcove, WorldNow and with digital photo and video editing tools

  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills

  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Snapshot

About Us

If you are looking for an exciting, cutting-edge atmosphere where you can thrive and develop your professional skills, WTSP 10News is the place to be. We are looking for talented individuals who want to grow and succeed. We will invest in training and encourage professional growth.  People who work at WTSP 10News love being here and you will too.