YouTube Specialist

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Description

KSDK, 5 on Your Side, is looking for a YouTube Specialist to help grow our digital footprint.​


  • ​Manage all aspects of the YouTube channels from concepts to execution and everything in between.

  • Create ideas for original video content and produce them for our YouTube channels

  • Develop insights into performance of video content

  • Be able to employ SEO in YouTube headlines

  • Use proper optimization of all YouTube videos

  • Manage content of all channels, including uploading video content, optimizing titles and descriptions for improved SEO

  • Use photoshop and other technologies to create custom video thumbnails, create and organize all video

  • Maintain and publish a calendar and schedule of all videos on YouTube

Job Requirements

  • Complete understanding of YouTube, YouTube Manager and YouTube Analytics

  • Be able to employ proper optimization of all YouTube videos

  • Understand keyword research for videos

  • Know the basics of television and video production

  • Knowledge of broadcast journalism preferred

  • Undergraduate degree required with emphasis on production preferred  

No phone calls, please  You will be considered for any open position for which you are qualified.



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 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. 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


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

We are not a TV station.

We are an information center that believes in connecting with our communities across all platforms with a passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.

Day in and day out, EVERYONE at KSDK is committed to inform and protect, to showcase the greatness of St. Louis and celebrate the remarkable people who live here.

Yes, our trophy case has 70 years of journalistic hardware, but that is NOT where we hang our hat. At KSDK, we are here for something bigger than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of St. Louis. We are part of the community, and they are part of us.

We are 5 On Your Side.

If the above made you feel inspired, excited, empathetic or any emotion that motivates you do to amazing things, apply now!