DIGITAL NEWS CONTENT PRODUCER – WNDU

Job Description

WNDU-TV & DIGITAL is looking for a Digital News Content Producer with a passion for innovative online storytelling, who embraces change and thrives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be an avid news consumer and understand what drives users to social media and digital platforms. They’re effective at working as part of a team and independently. We approach content as a screen-agnostic experience and reach our audience on all platforms, from the web to TikTok, podcasts, and streaming apps. Digital Content Producers are leaders in our newsroom. They’re engaged in the community and understand what makes a story unique and important. They enterprise stories and get out of the newsroom to tell them.

Required Skills

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Produce original and engaging stories that showcase the best of the WNDU brand for all of our digital platforms, including streaming and social media
• Calmly cover breaking news, weather, and traffic alerts with urgency, accuracy, and context and deliver on all platforms
• Copy-edit reporter articles for accuracy, spelling, and grammar
• Collaborate with leadership, reporters, anchors, producers, editors and photographers to create and optimize daily and planned content
• Monitor trends and social engagement through Social News Desk, CrowdTangle, Chartbeat and Google Analytics
• Understand and prioritize Search Engine Optimization when writing and posting articles
• Make data-driven decisions to optimize engagement and curate the WNDU app and homepage
• Uphold the journalistic integrity of your own work and your peers by exercising sound news judgment and ethics
• Assist with assignment desk duties as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
• Ability to communicate effectively across departments and within the digital team
• 1-3 years of experience producing news content for TV or digital platforms
• Ability to effectively multitask and prioritize tasks to meet numerous deadlines throughout the day
• BA or BS in Journalism/Communications/English or equivalent newsroom experience preferred
• Previous experience as an assignment editor is a plus
• Flexibility with scheduling and assigned work shifts, including weekends and holidays
• Enjoy a fast-paced environment with a desire to be #1

Education Required

• 1-3 years of experience producing news content for TV or digital platforms
• Ability to effectively multitask and prioritize tasks to meet numerous deadlines throughout the day
• BA or BS in Journalism/Communications/English or equivalent newsroom experience preferred
• Previous experience as an assignment editor is a plus

Benefits

Gray Benefits: http://www.graytvbenefits.com

How to Apply

If you feel you are qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings – type the job title, station call letters, or click “apply now” & upload your resume, cover letter & references.

Station:
WNDU

Location:
SOUTH BEND

Employment Type:
Full-time

Job Type:
Digital, News,


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