Digital Content Manager

Employer WKOW TV / Channel 27
Location Madison, Wisconsin
Type Full time
Apply by June 15, 2023
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Posted on May 16, 2023


27 News WKOW-TV in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin is looking for a full-time Digital Content Manager to take our digital efforts to the next level. If you’re passionate about journalism, delivering breaking news and creating engaging content for our digital and social media platforms, here’s your chance to be part of an award-winning newsroom!

This full-time manager will lead the station’s digital content initiatives by creating and managing content, as well as managing the website and app appearances of the TV station. This position curates our homepage and 27 News Now app, assists reporters and anchors in the creation of native social content, and aggressively covers breaking news for digital and social platforms through breaking news push alerts, livestreams, social posts and web articles.

The ideal candidate thinks ‘digital first’ and has strong editorial and news judgment skills. They must be able to collaborate with our news team but also work independently. They should have strong writing skills (AP Style), the ability to comprehend digital analytics and be able to work closely with other newsroom management to create daily content workflow on our digital, mobile and social platforms.

The Digital Content Manager also works closely with our Marketing and Sales teams to help them create and execute effective campaigns across our digital platforms.
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communication or a related field. A minimum of 2 years of experience in journalism or digital content is preferred.

Applicants must successfully pass a background screening.

WKOW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you qualify, send your resume and work samples to:
Dani Maxwell
News Director
5727 Tokay Blvd., Madison WI