• Digital Content Producer

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/4/2018 2:50 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    PURPOSE/REASON FOR THE POSITION: Produce, package and gather content for WHOtv.com, 13 Now mobile app, social media and other digital platforms.



    Produce news content for digital and social media platforms


    Write stories, package content for digital consumers


    Monitor sources such as news releases, social media, and digital trends for content


    Manage station Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media accounts


    Produce platform-unique content


    Thrive in a digitally-focused newsroom with constant deadlines


    Handle high-stress breaking news, severe weather situations


    Work flexible schedule and shifts


    Cover major news events from the field



    Valid driver’s license


    Knowledge and passion of emerging technology and trends


    Familiar with content management systems (WordPress preferred) and basic HTML code


    Excellent writing, SEO-friendly headline writing, copy-editing skills and knowledge of AP style


    Experience with still photography, editing images and graphics


    Strong news judgment


    2 years newsroom, web/social media producing experience preferred


    4-year college degree preferred


    Desk work, walking and standing



    Internal Contacts:                                                                 External Contacts:

    All station personnel                                                                General public



    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 current 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.


    If you are interested, apply in writing to: Rod Peterson News Director, WHO-HD 1801 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA  50309. Fax information to (515) 242-3796 or e-mail to rod.peterson@WHOTV.com 


    The Tribune Company 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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