Digital News Content Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

Job Description

KING 5 Media Group in Seattle 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 will produce original content for KING 5 that will reach our audience whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time. They will also manage content produced by others, including copy editing, for our various digital platforms. 

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 team that is focused on the audience in everything they do. 

Responsibilities:

  • Produce digital content (including enterprise content) for all KING 5 platforms, including desktop, mobile, app and social
  • 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
  • Use metrics to make content priority and placement decisions 
  • Utilize web and social metrics, search engine optimization best practices and content distribution skills to grow digital audiences
  • Create original video for digital and social platforms using available tools 
  • This position will include weekend and evening work

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • At least two years’ experience working as a digital news producer or digital journalist
  • 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
  • Deep understanding of digital metrics and what they tell us about our audience

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 35 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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

We invite you to join KING 5 - one of the most iconic media organizations in the country. KING 5's first broadcast happened more than 70 years ago! Today we are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing more than 12 hours of local news and programming each day across two television stations, KING 5 and KONG, as well as content for king5.com and the mobile app. At KING 5, we are fierce defenders of fact, curious, and always aiming to provide context. We are real people telling real stories. We do things differently and push to break new ground daily. We care about our community because we live here too. Most importantly, WE STAND FOR TRUTH.
KING 5's progressive and innovative reputation began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks. Her values inspire us today - quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our audiences.
When you join KING 5 Media Group, you join a team passionate about these strong values: we are Truth Seekers, we are Real, we are Unique, we are Trailblazers, and we are Here in our community. We look for people with creative and entrepreneurial skills who also share our core beliefs. We embrace new ideas and new technologies and are passionate about re-inventing news across platforms.