Digital Content Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 1/5/2019

Job Description

KVUE, the TEGNA owned ABC affiliate in Austin, is looking for a Digital Content Producer, a journalist, to join our growing team. We're looking to redefine the way local news is covered and delivered, and our next ambitious Digital Content Producer should embody that mindset. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and loves working on news via the cutting edge of digital and social media. This position will produce original content for KVUE that will reach our audience whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time. The candidate will also manage content produced by others, including copy editing, for our various desktop/mobile/social outlets.

The successful candidate is innovative with strong social media experience combined with solid news judgment. Qualified candidates will have experience posting stories to digital-mobile-social platforms, working knowledge of online CMS software, video, and photo-editing skills. The person we hire will want to win on every screen.

In this role, you will be responsible for the following duties:

    • Developing, publishing and updating content for KVUE.com, the KVUE app and KVUE’s social media.
    • 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

The successful candidate will meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • College degree in journalism, electronic media, mass communications, marketing or the like.
  • At least one year 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 is a plus.
  • Experience with editing in Photoshop and Final Cut preferred.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holiday shifts is a must.  

 

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.