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KTUU-TV, Multimedia Content Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Multimedia Content Manager; Reports To: News Director

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Multimedia Content Manager will work in collaboration with other newsroom managers, with the goal of executing multimedia strategies and overseeing a staff of digital producers/reporters. This person is not just passionate about digital/social/mobile media but is a teacher, leader and strategist with proven project management experience. This critical newsroom role is focused on developing and expanding KTUU’s brand and reach through emerging technologies and trends, while broadening communication with our viewers in conjunction with KTUU’s broadcast product. Daily, the Multimedia Content Manager plans, coordinates and assigns multimedia coverage, allocates newsroom resources accordingly, generates original enterprise content, copy edits, complies with all journalistic standards and enforces copyright compliance requirements for all published multimedia content.

REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements
Experience:
5 years of digital journalism experience, preferably a combination of both digital and broadcast news
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
·        Must be able to write clearly and accurately

·        Strong familiarity of AP Style Book

·        Strong familiarity of Copyright Standards and Compliance Requirements for Digital and Broadcast

·        Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills

·        Basic ability to shoot and edit video; produce original and enterprise news content

Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines
Strong planning and coordination skills, with a focus on logistics
Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
Basic computer knowledge including newsroom software, Microsoft applications and Internet use
Basic knowledge of newsroom software such as ENPS
Demonstrate solid news judgment and journalistic ethics
Must possess web writing skills and basic knowledge of web posting software
·        Understanding of Current Events and Regional/State/Local News  

·        Ability to use of social media outlets to engage viewers

·        Strong emphasis on professional social media skills as related to journalism

·        Must be able to work well under pressure

·        Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors and viewers

·        Solid keyboarding skills

·        Ability to work with Google Docs, Clickability, ENPS, Grass Valley edit or equivalent

·        Must have the desire to be at work during big breaking news, weather coverage and special event coverage

 
Education:
·        College Degree in Journalism or equivalent
Licensing/Certifications:
·        Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
Essential Functions:
·        Use writing skills across all digital platforms

·        Write and post website stories, videos, photos

·        Supervise reporters/producers to generate multimedia content

·        Make phone calls and work with reporters/news makers to generate content for all news platforms

·        Create eye catching visuals for digital traffic

·        Develops and maintains sources for online reporting

·        Participates in story selection process through meetings; attendance at editorial meetings is required

·        Various shifts may be required, as news warrants; Holiday work required

·        Critique, feedback and training are part of the job

·        Follow clothing and appearance guidelines set by the Company in the Employee Handbook

·        Perform other duties as assigned

·        Disperse breaking news via text and mobile as well as web site with urgency

 
Working Conditions:
·        Exposure to extreme atmospheric conditions will be encountered.  Significant work in all weather conditions is to be expected.

·        Must be able to walk for extended periods while carrying equipment 25-50 lbs.

·        Must be able to stand for extended periods

·        While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear.

·        Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.

HOW TO APPLY:

KTUU‐TV is an equal opportunity employer

To apply, please go to: https://gray.tv/applynow

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-12-30