Digital Executive Producer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Baltimore,MD

Sinclair Broadcast Group

DESCRIPTION

WBFF Fox45 News, in Baltimore, Maryland, has an immediate opening for an energetic and creative Digital Executive Producer to manage the station’s digital and social teams. In this role, you will drive strategy and execution to make FoxBaltimore.com the go-to source of news and information in the Baltimore market.


JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

WBFF Fox45 News, in Baltimore, Maryland, has an immediate opening for an energetic and creative Digital Executive Producer to manage the station’s digital and social teams. In this role, you will drive strategy and execution to make FoxBaltimore.com the go-to source of news and information in the Baltimore market. 

The ideal candidate will have big ideas on how to capitalize on material the Fox45 News team creates. The ideal candidate should demonstrate experience recruiting, hiring, training and managing digital teams, and you must be well-versed in the latest publishing technologies and able to easily manipulate digital or live material on all WBFF News platforms.  

 Responsibilities:

  • Create a strategy for daily coverage as well as long-term coverage goals
  • Effectively use analytics to drive engagement on all digital platforms
  • Develop strategies for delivering fresh content and updated web and social stories throughout the 24-7 news cycle
  • Be available to lead coverage of major breaking news or severe weather regardless of schedule
  • Work collaboratively with WBFF News managers, assignment editors, producers, talent and editors to maximize content and enhance user experience on all the station’s platforms
  • Drive content creation on FoxBaltimore.com including story generation and video editing and publishing
  • Organize and execute digital and social strategies with WBFF News talent
  • Drive new content initiatives and, working with station news management, supervise overall content strategy
  • Close partnership with other Executive Producers to create content and brand continuity among the on-air and online platforms
  • Ensure accuracy of digital stories
  • Be knowledgeable of current events locally, nationally and internationally
  • Monitor competing websites
  • Research, report and write original stories
  • Provide coaching to on-air staff about best practices on digital platforms
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives
  • Great people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
  • Non-linear video editing is a plus
  • Proven experience developing and growing audiences
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Must be self-motivating and able to work well with a diverse group of people
  • Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
  • The ability to work flexible hours

Required Experience:

  • A BA/BS degree or equivalent in journalism or a related field is strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 3+ years related experience

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're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. 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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