Digital Content Producer, Sunrise
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

Job Description

KARE 11 is seeking a Digital Content Producer to join our Sunrise team. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and loves news and working on the cutting edge of digital and social media.  This position will distribute KARE 11 content digitally to reach our customers whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time. This will include implementing best practices by platform, social listening, making data-informed decisions and copy editing for our various desktop/mobile/social outlets.

The successful candidate is a strong writer, with significant digital experience and solid news judgment. Qualified candidates will have experience posting stories to digital-mobile-social platforms, working knowledge of online CMS software, familiarity with digital metrics, video and photo editing skills and the ability to work a flexible schedule. This person should also have an insatiable appetite for following ever-evolving news consumption habits, trends and emerging technology. 

Responsibilities:

  • Produce digital first, engaging storytelling through articles, videos, photo galleries, social media, push alerts, live streams and interactive elements.
  • Focuses on accuracy and balance in digital articles and social content through copy editing and training of staff.
  • Social listening: monitor social chatter and track trending stories via ChartBeat, CrowdTangle, Google Trends and our social platforms. Report findings to newsroom.
  • Curate KARE 11 homepage and Producer’s Picks
  • Aggressively covers breaking news for digital/social platforms through breaking news push alerts, live streams, social posts and web articles.
  • Use digital and social analytics to inform editorial decisions
  • Work with Marketing and Sales departments on cross-department initiatives and contests
  • Assist reporters and anchors in the creation of native social content
  • Report digital technical issues and follow-through on resolution
  • Implement best practices on KARE 11 digital and social platforms
  • Email/Slack the newsroom about all news that comes into the building during your shift
  • Ensure newsroom upholds journalistic integrity across platforms

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Two years experience working as a digital producer or digital journalist preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound news judgment and ability to work both autonomously and as a part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Interest in digital metrics and preferably experience in Google Analytics, CrowdTangle and Chartbeat

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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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KARE is more than a TV station; KARE is a news and information center reaching more than 85% of the Twin Cities each week through broadcast, social media, online, mobile apps and events.

All of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion in advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism. And this excellence transcends our on-air coverage.