Digital Content Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

Job Description

KWES-TV is looking for a digital producer to join our growing 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 produce original content for KWES that will reach our customers whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time. We are looking for someone who enjoys being in front of the camera as well as working behind the scenes. They 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 and the ability to work a flexible schedule. More important, the person we hire will want to win.

Responsibilities:

  • Post stories to all KWES-TV online Digital-Mobile-Social platforms
  • Report news as it happens online (strong breaking news skills) and generate web traffic through application of advanced social media skills
  • Monitor news releases, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other online news sources and post them to kwes.com
  • Work with all newsroom departments on content coverage, broadcast-digital coordination and social listening
  • Post photos/videos to kwes.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Identify compelling, unique stories and user-generated content of interest to our audience
  • Create original video for web and social platforms using the Adobe Creative Suite or Edius
  • Create enterprise content (stories, videos, photo galleries) for the KWES-TV digital platforms
    Willing to jump in front of the camera to produce local digital content and content for television news

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Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Experience working as a digital producer or journalist preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources with an ability to work well with varied personalities within deadlines
  • 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. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.  

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers.  TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards. 

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.  In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.  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

NewsWest 9 (KWES), the NBC affiliate in Midland-Odessa, TX, is owned by TEGNA Inc., an innovative media company with 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets.