WLBT is looking for a part-time Digital Content Producer to embrace its growing digital efforts and publish content to msnewsnow.com, the MSNewsNow mobile apps and social media networks.
The producer will work in tandem with journalists to deliver clear and engaging digital content. An ideal candidate will be a strong journalist with solid writing skills and the ability to adjust to an ever-changing and fast paced environment. A successful candidate must understand the significance of social media in journalism and will bring strong creative ideas with a track record of creating innovative and engaging content.
Duties include writing and publishing news, weather and sports coverage on digital platforms including website, mobile apps and all social media outlets. Responsibilities also include creating photo galleries, editing and clipping video for online use, as well as any additional duties that are assigned. A flexible schedule is required.
Minimum requirements include outstanding writing ability, excellent communication, self-motivation and organizational skills. Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. News writing, HTML, and Photoshop experience are preferred but not required. Previous experience in the use of the Frankly content management system is also preferred. The successful candidate will have strong journalism skills, including the ability to gather news from a variety of sources. Knowledge of AP Style is preferred.
Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach resume with cover letter as well as samples of your work. Candidate must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V