The Digital Content Producer is responsible for content creation across multiple platforms for KFOR, writing and reporting breaking and developing news stories on KFOR.com, and KFOR mobile apps and social media.
1. Produce and manage engaging content over a variety of digital platforms
2. Lead breaking news coverage
3. Be able to handle high-pressure environment
4. Manage deadlines
5. Produce and publish slideshows, stories, videos and other interactive content 6. Manage interactive content from other newsroom teams
7. Create unique, interactive content
8. Ability to gather information for news stories and coverage
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Must have excellent news judgment, a sense of what’s important to KFOR viewers and Oklahomans in general, and the ability to report and write news stories accurately, clearly and quickly. The digital producer is also managing other content created by other teams within the newsroom.
Must have a comprehensive knowledge of reporting, sourcing, transparency and journalism ethics, as well as a mastery of spelling, punctuation, grammar and AP Style. The ability to be detail-oriented, organized and able to prioritize and comfortably multitask under tight deadlines is a must.
Must be able to integrate digital content with broadcast coverage and communicate effectively with the assignment desk, show producers, and on-air reporters.
Must be comfortable with technology, as he or she will manage video live streams and also create, edit and post video clips from newscasts and other raw feeds. Experience with non-linear video editing and web publishing systems is preferred. Knowledge of Photoshop is preferred.
Familiarity and comfort with Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are required, and the candidate should understand how social media is an asset to a news organization.
Must be willing to work weekends, unusual shifts and holidays
Previous experience with CMS platforms a plus
Previous experience with non-linear editing a plus
Photoshop experience is preferred
STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work-load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.
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