Digital Media Journalist

Job Description

WEHT, located in Henderson, Kentucky, has an immediate opening for a Digital Media Journalist. The Digital Media Journalist will possess concepts for new designs and ensuring all content meets requirements.
In this role, you will be responsible for day-to-day digital news content, working closely with the news managers and Digital Executive Producer to make sure all digital platforms are up-to-date, accurate and compelling.

Required Skills

We want someone with a competitive spirit. Candidate must have excellent writing skills and news judgment. The ideal candidate must possess strong digital analytics skills to help guide story placement on respective digital platforms. The Digital Media Journalist must identify and post engaging, timely, and relevant content; monitor competitive social practices, and work in line with the station’s overall content strategy. This individual must be willing to teach on-air reporters to help them improve their digital skills.

Education Required

A degree is preferred.
• Solid news judgment and the ability to write fast, accurate and mistake-free copy
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
• A basic knowledge of digital platforms
• A strong understanding of social media practices, how to engage a digital audience, and how to move that audience between broadcast and digital platforms
• Proficiency with web content management systems
• Possess basic HTML skills
• Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities
• Strong leadership and communication skills
• A positive, helpful, can-do attitude


Health, Vision, Dental, 401K, PTO

How to Apply
Nexstar Inc. is an EOE


Henderson, KY

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