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Interactive Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WHNT NEWS 19 (CBS) in Huntsville, Alabama, has an immediate opening for a dynamic Interactive Content Producer.

If you are on the leading edge of understanding how people are consuming news and information on a variety of interactive and social media platforms, get your resume to us ASAP. We are looking for a creative visionary with proven experience and a strong command of the English language.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core Job Functions:

  • Generate new, fresh content (text stories, video, polls, photo galleries, etc.) for station website and social media platforms on a variety of subjects.
  • Aggressive response to breaking news on web and social media platforms
  • Maintaining quality control on all platforms by proofing content that is already on site.
  • Respond to interactive-related emails.
  • Develop supporting/supplemental interactive content for on-air reports.
  • Suggest story ideas for on-air news coverage.
  • Produce stories for on-air or web initiatives.

REQUIREMENTS:
You should already be a prolific user of Twitter, Facebook, the web, mobile devices and other forms of interactive engagement. Some knowledge of graphic editing is a plus (Fireworks, Photoshop). We prefer candidates who have journalism, English or another relevant college degree. The shift will generally be a Monday-Friday nightside shift (2-11pm).

HOW TO APPLY:
As part of the application process, candidates must submit a written critique of our website, www.whnt.com and social media efforts on Facebook and Twitter. Applicants who are interviewed will have to take a writing, spelling, current events and breaking news test.

RUSH your resume, cover letter, references, writing samples and critique of our web/social media platforms to Claire Aiello, Web Content Manager, WHNT News 19, 200 Holmes Ave., Huntsville, AL 35801 256-535-9241, or email claire.aiello@whnt.com (02-14-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-14