Title: Web Producer
Department: Digital

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Aggressively manage and publish updated news stories, video segments and photo slideshows, concentrating on developing stories and breaking news.
  • Stay on top of industry trends to innovate and grow audiences on WCCO’s various platforms.
  • Monitor daily news continuously, using wires and other news sources to write content for WCCO.com.
  • Generate story ideas and digital elements that complement and enhance news on WCCO-TV.
  • Track web traffic and monitor social analytics for research and content purposes.
  • Manage school closing and weather alert systems on the Internet and on the air, along with the WCCO app’s push alert system.
  • Contribute to CBSN Minnesota, WCCO’s live streaming network, with responsibilities including but not limited to: overseeing content, building show rundowns and segments, coding/stacking video content, and other duties as assigned.
  • Engage and share WCCO’s messages in the social media space, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others.

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English or other related field.
  • Experience working on a media website or within a media organization.
  • Candidate must be results-oriented, innovative and must demonstrate leadership and teamwork.
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills and be well-versed in AP Style.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic understanding of HTML and other computer programming languages preferred.
  • Understanding of SEO practices.
  • Experience with non-linear editing platforms (Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, Stratus) preferred.
  • History of working in a fast-paced media environment.
  • Familiar with social media best practices.
  • Experience creating and building broadcast rundowns; familiarity with iNews.

ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED
Click here to apply online.

(NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE)

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