Digital News Content Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/17/2019

Job Description

KING 5 Media Group is looking for a digital 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 three 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

 

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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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.