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Web Producer, Per Diem

Web Producer, Per Diem

Job ID 
2017-46338
Location 
US-IL-Chicago
Category 
Social Media
Posted Date 
9/29/2017

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Overview

WGN-TV is looking to expand its digital team by hiring a Per Diem Web Producer. This multitalented candidate must have strong news judgment, knowledge of myriad social media and thrive on working in the 24-hour news cycle.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing up and posting local news stories, interesting videos and web exclusive content that may originate outside of our newscasts to our digital properties.
  • Populating our social media channels with compelling content that drives traffic and engagement.
  • Ensuring factual, grammatical and legal accuracy online and upholding the station’s established journalistic standards to avoid editorial bias.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills who is organized and focused on ensuring a website that is topical and beneficial to users. The candidate should also be able to balance the demands of both long and short-term projects, while meeting daily deadlines.

A college degree in journalism, mass communications, a related field or equivalent experience is required. Recent graduates may apply but 1-2 years of online content experience with a broadcast/television media environment, as well as experience in website design and functionality, is preferred. Strong abilities with HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Wordpress, Google Analytics and Chartbeat a plus. Willingness to work flexible shifts, including weekends and holidays, as well as being on call, are required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Apply On-line :  Please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Web Producer, Per Diem”.

 

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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