Digital Content Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/15/2019

Job Description

KFMB Stations (CBS 8, The CW San Diego, AM 760, 100.7 San Diego) -- is looking for a Digital Content Producer to join our team. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, loves news and working on the cutting edge of digital and social media. This position manages content produced by reporters, including copy editing, for our various digital platforms, and produces original content.  The successful candidate is innovative with solid news judgment. Qualified candidates will have experience producing content for digital platforms, working knowledge of online CMS software, video and photo-editing skills and the ability to work a flexible schedule. The person we hire must want to be part of a digital team that is focused on an audience first mentality. This position is based in San Diego, CA. 

Responsibilities:

  • Produce digital content (including enterprise content) for all KFMB platforms, including desktop, mobile, app and social
  • Create content through written articles, video, photo galleries, live streams, social media posts, mobile push alerts
  • Report news as it happens online (proven breaking news skills) and generate digital traffic through strategic content distribution
  • Utilize social media communities to discover unique original local content
  • Work with all newsroom departments on content coverage and distribution
  • Identify compelling, unique stories and user-generated content of interest to our audience
  • Utilize web and social metrics, search engine optimization best practices and content distribution skills to grow digital audiences make content priority and placement decisions
  • Position will require working outside of normal business hours, including nights and weekends and holidays

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience working as a digital news producer or digital journalist
  • Strong writing, editing and grammar skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in growing audience using web and social metrics, search engine optimization best practices and content distribution
  • Proven ability to work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience with online CMS (WordPress, BlogSpot, Wix, etc)
  • Solid editorial judgement
  • Experience posting to and monitoring multiple social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources with an ability to work well with varied personalities within deadlines
  • Understanding of digital metrics and what they tell us about our audience

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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Job Snapshot

About Us

Become part of the legacy stations of KFMB in America’s Finest City! The KFMB group includes CBS 8, The CW San Diego, 100.7 KFM-BFM, KFMB-AM 760, and all associated digital and social media properties. With our quality entertainment, award-winning news, community presence and #1 local newscasts, our media properties offer a combined weekly reach of close to 1.5 million adults. Each of our stations can tout success, from CBS 8 (the #1 CBS affiliate on the West Coast), to 100.7 KFM-BFM (radio’s #1 morning program). We are known for responsible journalism, marketing excellence, advertising expertise and cutting-edge social media. Each day, our goal is to create compelling content that empowers and enriches our community.