Social Media Coordinator
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

Job Description

​FOX West Texas is looking for a Social Media Coordinator​ to join our growing award-winning 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 FOX West Texas 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 importantly, the person we hire will want to win.​

In this role, you will:

• Post stories to all FOX West Texas 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 FOX West Texas digital platforms
Willing to jump in front of the camera to produce local digital content and content for television news
• Produce, edit and write social media segment
• Must be willing to go on camera for television and digital​​​

 

Job Requirements

Here’s what you need:

• 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) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers 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. 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.

Job Snapshot

About Us

KIDY/KXVA-TV are the TEGNA FOX affiliates in San Angelo and Abilene, Texas.  With over 30 years’ presence in the Concho Valley and the Big Country, we are perfecting our news operations and competing to become THE news source for the viewers that we serve.  We are actively involved in community projects and believe strongly in giving back to our communities.  There isn’t a better time than now to join our growing news operation as we plan and work toward the future.