Date Posted: 10/17/2019

Job Description


WNEP-TV, the ABC affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. has an immediate opening for a Web Content Producer.   Our web content producers are innovative story tellers and news breakers.   The right candidate needs to be able to write, post and push news and breaking news to the web and digital platforms.  The position also requires editing and posting videos to the web and social media platforms. ​


  • Publish and push out breaking news
  • Publish video segments from newscasts to station websites with accurate and compelling headlines and copy 
  • Posting trending stories to social media with effective headlines
  • Keep on top of breaking local, state and national news
  • Work with web editors as well as assignment and reporting staff to produce stories and videos
  • Work with reporters and producers to ensure all video pieces are accompanied with web copy and latest updates
  • Create compelling native videos 

Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 2-3 years of web production experience or similar experience in print or television newsrooms
  • Comfortable with working on a range of content management systems and expert in use of social media to promote and distribute news content
  • Ability to work professionally with station staff to put out the best possible digital product
  • Passion for the news, digital presentation and a commitment to fairness and accuracy
  • Curiosity about latest digital tools and a willingness to experiment with new ways to tell stories and reach a wider audience.
  • Know AP style as well as best web-production practices, including SEO, story packaging, and social media
  • Have a passion for and knowledge of web metric tools such as Google Analytics, and an ability to spot trends and identify opportunities.​



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.


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About Us

WNEP-TV is the ABC affiliate in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania.  The station’s iconic “Newswatch 16” brand is the dominant news leader in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton Television Market, one of the largest coverage areas east of the Mississippi River.  It airs some of the nation's highest-rated newscasts.  The station also produces and airs a weekly Home and Backyard and Pennsylvania Outdoor Life program.  The station’s website, WNEP.COM and its digital platforms also dominate the market.  Residents of the Keystone State know that WNEP-TV is “Proud to Serve" all of Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania!