Digital Content Producer (Part Time)

Employer WREX-TV
Location Rockford, IL
Type Part time
Contact information Gregory Deffenbaugh News Director | WREX-TV 10322 Auburn Road Rockford, IL 61103 Office: 815-335-7785 Email: gdeffenbaugh@wrex.com Twitter: @grdeffenbaugh
Apply by December 10, 2021
More details https://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers/wrex.html
Posted on November 10, 2021

Description

Are you an aspiring journalist who wants to make a real difference in your community? Are you glued to your smartphone when big news breaks? Are you active on social media? If so, apply today to join our news team as a Digital Content Producer at WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois.

We need a strong writer who can get content out quickly on digital platforms. You will also need to focus on breaking news in a fast-paced environment as well as enterprise digital reporting. Prior work with CMS, video editing, social media and writing preferred.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Posting news stories and video to the station’s website.
• Editing video for station website and social media platforms.
• Harvesting content from email, internet, sources, social media.
• Edit stories by other staff members.
• Manage station’s Social Media Accounts.
• Use working knowledge of spelling and grammar.
• As needed, do live coverage on social media platforms of developing stories.

The ideal candidate for this part-time, entry-level digital news position has strong online newswriting skills and knows how to use social media to grow our audience. You’ll be creating content for WREX.com and all our associated social media channels.

Click here to apply online.

Application Deadline – December 10, 2021.

Note: Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law) and successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and background screening.