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Digital Producer/MMJ

Digital Producer/MMJ

Job ID 
2017-46079
Location 
US-AL-Huntsville
Category 
Digital
Posted Date 
7/31/2017

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Overview

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Producer/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

 

The Digital Producer/MMJ will primarily focus on originating, supporting and maintaining a dynamic station website and social media platforms that will grow WHNT’s digital audience while increasing engagement with viewers. This person will have an engaging on-air personality.

Responsibilities

  • Create, write and manage online content for station websites and social media platforms
  • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
  • Maintain awareness of local, national and international news and tease effectively
  • Edit and post video content on multiple platforms
  • Utilize AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging
  • Assist anchors, reporters and broadcast partners with website needs
  • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1-2 years’ Reporter/MMJ experience
  • 1-2 years’ previous professional experience in social media and/or web including Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram
  • Previous online news experience preferred
  • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms
  • Basic understanding of video editing/production
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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