Multi-Platform Content Producer

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

Job Description

KENS 5 has a great opportunity for a cutting-edge journalist to produce digital and TV content as a Multi-Platform Content Producer.

  • You'll be part of the KENS 5 digital team and help produce, the KENS 5 app and KENS 5 social media.
  • You'll work as the producer on one weekend morning TV shift weekly, providing engaging stories to our on-air audience.
  • You'll use your nose for news and interest in local happenings to create engaging content for all platforms.
  • You'll spread your creative wings and work on great stories, videos and slideshows to engage our digital audience.
  • You'll help us share the latest stories with our audience as you report on all platforms from KENS 5's Digital Center.

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

  • Developing, publishing and updating content for, the KENS 5 app and our social media platforms.
  • Preparing rundowns, booking guests and producing in the control booth for one weekend morning TV shift weekly.
  • Writing and reporting original content on air to highlight social media, digital and technology news.
  • Researching, creating and integrating original and multiplatform 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 the newsroom staff to develop digital content opportunities.
  • Understanding and achieving digital KPI goals on Chartbeat, CrowdTangle and Google Analytics.

Job Requirements

  • College degree in journalism, mass communications, marketing or related fields.
  • At least two years of professional digital content production and newscast producing experience.
  • Solid news background with extensive newsroom experience under pressure.
  • 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 results.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task confidently under tight deadlines.
  • Experience working with digital content management and television line-producing systems.
  • Experience with editing in Photoshop and Final Cut preferred.
  • Experience appearing on air as a news or digital reporter is a plus.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holiday shifts.​


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. 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 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 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 owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

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.

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

KENS 5 is the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, TX.  KENS 5 has served the greater San Antonio area by delivering important news, information and entertainment programming.  KENS 5 broadcasts several newscasts throughout the day as well as provides 24-hour news coverage via, through social media, and mobile platforms.  In addition, KENS 5 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community via community sponsorships.