Digital Content Producer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Portland,OR

Sinclair Broadcast Group

DESCRIPTION

KATU/KUNP seeks an experienced Digital Content Producer who is excited about producing news stories on multiple platforms. A successful candidate knows how to use analytics to guide story choices and understands the needs of different platforms. But first, you have to know and love NEWS!


JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

KATU/KUNP seeks an experienced Digital Content Producer who is excited about producing news stories on multiple platforms. A successful candidate knows how to use analytics to guide story choices and understands the needs of different platforms.  But first, you have to know and love NEWS! 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic understanding of online photo editing platforms
  • Videography and basic editing skills would be helpful
  • Creating/writing engaging, innovative posts for sharing on social media platforms
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task while also working independently when needed
  • Must be able to learn from mistakes and be receptive to guidance/feedback
  • Able to communicate and work well with the digital and Newsroom teams
  • Ability to understand/talk to a wide variety of sources, including but not limited to press releases, social media posts, government statements and court rulings, and be able to seamlessly report/post online news content/stories from that source
  • College degree required
  • Two years (minimum) of writing for news organizations required

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Will write, create, and post content to KATU.com
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced newsroom, juggling push alerts, livestreaming, writing and updating digital stories while being able to conceive/implement posts for social media all while communicating with web and TV reporters/producers/Assignment Desk
  • Post breaking news stories and video to digital platforms in order to continue our tradition of being the first station in the market with update
  • Review wires, feeds, news partners (CNN and ABC News) other news sources, social media and the internet for content to round out local, regional and national coverage on site
  • Be able to quickly and accurately communicate with TV and digital producers about digital issues/trends/developments
  • Identify stories/content/video that can drive engagement and audience growth across KATU's digital platforms
  • Compile, edit, write news stories from a variety of sources, including but not limited to KATU-TV, the web, social media, wire services and press releases with an emphasis on delivering breaking news quickly and accurately
  • Enterprise, report and write local news stories that have clear, compelling headlines
  • Work with editors, reporters, producers and managers across all KATU platforms to quickly post information while looking for video that can be uploaded and posted to KATU digital platforms
  • Brainstorm, research and create web extras to accompany news stories
  • Produce multi-faceted online stories giving consideration to adding relevant content, including previous stories, video, images, audio and external links
  • Maintain the highest journalistic standards
  • Manage and support existing daily online newsletters while thinking strategically about new newsletters that can grow user base and increase site traffic to KATU.com
  • Able to learn new interactive tools to tell/present online information.
  • Reviews and maintains all sections of the site and makes periodic recommendations for improving site appearance and content
  • Suggests new approaches to covering stories and presenting information for digital formats
  • Searches for new and better ways to promote KATU.com content, especially sections targeted for growth
  • Be an idea generator for content that can driver engagement to digital from on-air and back

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

 About Us

 Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

 About the Team

 The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.


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