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Digital Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country!  Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees.  Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!  We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WHAM/WUHF is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Digital Content Producer to join our winning team! The Digital Content Producer generates original content for the stations’ web pages as well as social media platforms. This person would be responsible for writing and posting video and text for local stories including breaking news, sports and weather as well as breaking news push alerts. You would also be responsible for other tasks associated with the production of a newscast and website news stories, such as making phone calls and checking facts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing news, and edit and publish stories for the web and social media
  • Assist Digital Content Manager in double checking content for accuracy, spelling and typos before posting
  • Update stories and breaking news to insure the very latest content is on the web and social media pages
  • Posting videos to our web page
  • Create and send push alerts for breaking news stories
  • Monitor user comments on station sites for inappropriate content
  • Setting up and monitoring live web stream of newscasts and other live news events
  • Technical set up for school closings & alert systems
  • Technical set up for election night web page
  • Facilitate digital sales and advertising opportunities

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:

  • College degree and experience in a television news department preferred
  • Knowledge of Broadcast Journalism
  • Knowledge of electronic graphics and newsroom computers
  • Experience with web-content management systems
  • Technical knowledge of web and social media functions as well as strong editorial judgment
  • Ability to work with others
  • Creativity, people skills, and a positive, can-do attitude are needed
  • Well informed of what’s happening in the local, national and international news each day
  • Strong news writing skills and understanding of current events
  • Valid driver license and good driving record
  • Must be able to lift 5-10 lbs
  • Hours: Must be available to work all shifts including evenings, early mornings, overnights, weekends, and holidays

HOW TO APPLY:

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/ 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-10