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Digital Content Producer at WZDX

Digital Content Producer

WZDX Huntsville, AL Full-Time
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WZDX, TEGNA's FOX station in the rapidly-growing, beautiful city of Huntsville, Alabama is seeking a Digital Content Producer to join our team. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and loves news and working on the cutting edge of digital and social media.  This position will distribute WZDX content digitally to reach our customers whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time. This will include implementing best practices by platform, social listening, making data-informed decisions and copy editing for our various desktop/mobile/social outlets.

  • Produce digital first, engaging storytelling through articles, videos, photo galleries, social media, push alerts, live streams and interactive elements.
  • Focuses on accuracy and balance in digital articles and social content through copy editing and training of staff.
  • Social listening: monitor social chatter and track trending stories via ChartBeat, CrowdTangle, Google Trends and our social platforms. Report findings to newsroom.
  • Curate WZDX homepage and app
  • Aggressively covers breaking news for digital/social platforms through breaking news push alerts, live streams, social posts and web articles.
  • Use digital and social analytics to inform editorial decisions
  • Work with Marketing and Sales departments on cross-department initiatives and contests
  • Assist reporters and anchors in the creation of native social content
  • Report digital technical issues and follow-through on resolution
  • Implement best practices on all WZDX digital and social platforms
  • Email/Slack the newsroom about all news that comes into the building during your shift
  • Ensure newsroom upholds journalistic integrity across platforms​
  • Prefer one to two years experience working as a digital producer or digital journalist
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound news judgment and ability to work both autonomously and as a part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Interest in digital metrics and preferably experience in Google Analytics, CrowdTangle and Chartbeat​

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.

 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Huntsville, AL

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

01/8/2021

Job ID

9773/7819/39680
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