• Digital Content Producer

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/4/2018 2:50 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47952
    Category
    Digital
  • Overview

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

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:  

    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

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

    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

     

    RELATIONSHIPS:                                       

    Internal Contacts:                                                                 External Contacts:

    All station personnel                                                                General public

                                                                                                                                                           

    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 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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