Digital Content Producer

Employer WTVO Channel 17 and WQRF FOX 39
Location Rockford, IL
Type Full time
Apply by May 19, 2023
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Posted on January 20, 2023


The Digital Content Producer will produce and distribute content elements across several media platforms daily including creating/editing original content beyond that which is produced for on-air.  Will work with station Digital Lead.

  • Produce, organize, write, and edit content for newscast
  • Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present content on multiple media platforms
  • Regularly confer with other team members to pick strongest editorial piece produced daily and optimize those articles for the web sites
  • Own the editorial and creative development and coverage of assigned stories across multiple platforms
  • Use our Social Media and Website to build and reinforce brand recognition and drive viewers to television
  • Pitches on-brand local and trending stories during morning meetings
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Writes stories for the web and other digital platforms
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Finds new ways to use Social Media and our website to engage with viewers
  • Adhere to all guidelines, policies and procedures of station, Company, the FCC, and all other federal, state and local laws; ensuring content complies with legal requirements concerning libel, slander and First Amendment laws

Requirements & Skills:

  • Degree in journalism or related field
  • Understand the importance of social media
  • Maintain positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments
  • Responds positively to feedback
  • Proficiency in Associated Press style.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Basic HTML a plus
  • Daily newspaper or news site experience a plus
  • CSS, Flash and other relevant technology skills is a plus