Social Content Producer / Desk Editor

Employer WKOW Television, Inc.
Location Madison, Wisconsin
Type Full time
Apply by February 28, 2021
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Posted on February 1, 2021


WKOW-TV, Madison, Wisconsin’s ABC affiliate, has an immediate opening for a creative Social Content Producer / Desk Editor. The successful candidate will be heavily involved in creating engaging social media web videos and content that will draw viewers to the newscast from WKOW’s digital platforms. This position monitors news releases, scanner traffic, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social platforms and posts gathered information to WKOW platforms. You will also work with reporters, anchors, photojournalists and other staff to develop successful social media approaches. The desk editor part of this position helps coordinate crews and helps to gather enterprise and breaking content. Must be aggressive with breaking news and a stickler for spelling and grammar. Ability to write in both broadcast and AP style is critical. You must have strong organizational skills and the ability to work well in a deadline driven, fast-paced environment. Knowledge of non-linear editing and Photoshop will be critical. Newscast producer experience is a plus.

At least one year of broadcast experience is preferred. If you think you’re qualified and want to live and work in one of America’s most livable cities, please send a resume and some examples of your creative social media work.

If you have the drive to succeed, send your reel and resume to:
Ed Reams
News Director
5727 Tokay Blvd.
Madison, WI 53719

WKOW Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.