Digital Content Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Description

KENS 5 has an excellent opportunity for a cutting-edge journalist to explore and innovate as a Digital Content Producer. We’re looking for someone with ambition who can demonstrate a strong skill set of digital skills to help us engage our audience.

  • You'll be part of the KENS 5 digital team and help produce KENS5.com, the KENS 5 app and KENS 5 social media.
  • You'll use your nose for news and interest in local happenings to create engaging content for all platforms.
  • You'll spread your creative wings and work on great stories, videos and slideshows to engage our digital audience.
  • You'll help us share the latest stories with our audience as you report on video from KENS 5's Digital Center.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Developing, publishing and updating content for KENS5.com, the KENS 5 app and our social media platforms.
  • Writing and reporting original content on air to highlight social media, digital and technology news.
  • Researching, creating and integrating original and repurposed content, including text, images, video and social media. 
  • Writing and producing breaking news stories and launching live streams for web and social platforms.
  • Participating in news meetings and working with news staff to develop digital content opportunities.
  • Understanding and achieving metric goals on Chartbeat, CrowdTangle and Google Analytics. 

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  The successful candidate will meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • College degree in journalism, mass communications or marketing.
  • At least two years of professional digital content production experience preferred.
  • Solid digital news background with experience covering breaking news.
  • Demonstrated ability to reach the audience with engaging headlines and social media posts.
  • Strong understanding of AP Style, including ability to rapidly edit and/or rewrite stories.
  • Highly motivated individual with creative and aggressive approach to driving digital results.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task confidently under tight deadlines.
  • Experience appearing on air as a news or digital reporter is a plus.
  • Experience working with a digital content management system.
  • Experience with editing in Photoshop and Final Cut preferred.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holiday shifts. 

 

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.