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Interactive Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for a candidate to create and market highly interactive, customer-focused editorial content that serves local audiences. Excellent writing skills and a passion for the web and its opportunities for user interaction and compelling storytelling on all platforms are a must. This position calls for a highly collaborative person who can see possibilities beyond the broadcast newscast to engage and connect with online users, elevating all content topics to something new online.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities:

  • Repurpose and revise broadcast editorial product (video and text) for effective use on the web.
  • Write and post breaking news content.
  • Gather news content and information for web-exclusive and web-first reporting.
  • Create web-exclusive content to add depth to broadcast stories.
  • Coordinate online coverage with news teams in the field.
  • Serve as a key online advocate within the newsroom and station.
  • Supervise and actively contribute to social media efforts, including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Translate research data, audience knowledge, business needs and commerce requirements into content products.
  • Work closely with content, advertising, marketing, technology and product development on cross-functional teams to define and launch high-potential, innovative content products.
  • Develop and successfully implement user-generated content opportunities.
  • Optimize the use of content from wire/network services and information from media partners.
  • Identify and maximize content syndication opportunities.
  • Constantly survey the digital landscape to stay abreast of what is new and successful in online content.
  • Build new content offerings using RSS, mobile technology, video, podcasting, social media, and e-mail platforms.

REQUIREMENTS:
Skills required:

  • Excellent writing, communication and collaboration skills.
  • Solution-oriented, proactive, high-energy work style.
  • Creative, innovative, risk-taking approach to digital content development.
  • Proven ability to work effectively across departments and divisions.
  • Track record of editing & producing excellent interactive Web content that goes beyond traditional broadcast offerings.
  • Knowledge of digital content development and ability to tailor content for the right platform.
  • Ability to focus on customers and adjust products to meet the needs of the marketplace.
  • Keen understanding of online devices, tools and how to effectively use them to create, distribute, and market compelling online content
  • Flexible and able to excel in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
Qualifications:
  • Interactive content development experience.
  • Broadcast or print reporting and/or producing experience preferred.
  • BA/BS degree in journalism, communications or a related field.
  • Video and audio production skills a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you`re interested in joining our team you must apply online to be considered. To apply, go to www.ktvl.com.

No phone calls or emails please.

** INTERNAL APPLICANTS AT A SINCLAIR STATION SHOULD SEE THEIR LOCAL HR CONTACT TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. **

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

DEADLINE: 2013-06-14