Digital Content Manager/News
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/7/2018

Job Description

KING 5 is searching for an experienced and passionate Digital Content Manager to oversee the quality and production of editorial content across all KING 5 digital, mobile, app and social media platforms with an audience-first focus across all screens.

The Digital Content Manager reports to the Director of Digital Media and is a member of the Digital Management Team working to grow and engage KING 5 audiences across all screens. This person will help create content plans for daily news; develop ongoing projects; create and help execute content flow plans; and build leadership skills throughout the digital content team. 

The ideal candidate utilizes social listening and is able to explain digital data to the news team to help make editorial decision. This person is a leader with a strong voice in the editorial meetings and in the newsroom championing accuracy and audience experience on all platforms. 

•        Works with the news digital team and digital management to coordinate daily digital news efforts working continually with the Executive Producers for multiple-screen show experiences.

•        Uses metrics and social listening to find, pitch and produce unique content and story angles.

•        Assigns daily stories and updates to Digital Producers.

•        Coordinates and leads the digital content team efforts in daily content, original digital content and special projects focused on media rich, interactive digital experiences.

•        Focuses on accuracy and balance in digital articles and social content through copy editing and training of staff.

•        Holds morning and afternoon digital content team check-in meetings to establish assignments and workflow shift-to-shift.

•        Helps lead the newsroom editorial meetings to make editorial decisions based on social listening, digital data and live metrics.

•        Champions original, digital-first content production

•        Aggressively covers breaking news for digital/social platforms through breaking news alerts, live streams, social posts and web articles.

•        Works closely with the digital team to make sure everyone understands all assignments and content being produced for all platforms.

•        Works with the digital producers, show producers, content producers, multi-skilled journalists, photojournalists, reporters and anchors to create a multiple platform, 360 storytelling experiences.

•        Trains editorial team in best digital and social practices to create engaging content that is specific to platforms.

•        Assists with story planning and logistics to produce digital first, engaging storytelling through articles, videos, photo galleries, social media, push alerts, live streams and interactive elements.

•        Cultivates personal sources and relationships with experts.

 

 

Job Requirements

 Requirements:

•        Minimum 5 years managing, producing and showcasing digital and social content in a newsroom

•        Experience in a leadership position

•        Skilled copy editor

•        Understanding of copyright law, music rights and basic journalism legal principals

•        Well versed in online metrics such as Google Analytics, Chartbeat, CrowdTangle, Facebook Insights, YouTube Analytics, etc.

•        Working knowledge of Content Management Systems, Basic HTML, live stream technology and social media algorithms such as Facebook

•        BS/BA in related field - journalism, communications, broadcast 

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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.

 

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About Us

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