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Producer, Digital Executive

Tribune Company


Location:
Huntsville, AL
Date:
06/18/2018
2018-06-182018-07-18
Job Code:
2018-47654
Tribune Company
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  • Producer, Digital Executive

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/8/2018 5:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47654
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Executive Producer in our Huntsville location.

     

    The Digital Executive Producer will lead and coach the newsroom staff on best practices for engaging and influencing the online content consumer’s behavior. This individual must be both a solid journalist and a strategic thinker.  We are looking for a candidate who has the vision, creativity, and courage to explore new frontiers and take our web, mobile and social initiatives to new heights. 

    Responsibilities

    • Use all the current and emerging tools and technology to develop, implement, and track a strategy that benefits content consumers and supports the organization’s multi-platform goals  
    • Lead interactive team by setting aggressive goals, providing feedback, and holding them accountable
    • Train, coach, mentor individuals and groups for maximum performance
    • Work hand-in-hand with broadcast-focused peers to develop robust multi-platform content coverage plans
    • Collaborate with news and station leadership team to leverage digital platforms to drive broadcast ratings and strategize ways for broadcast to drive digital metrics
    • Increase, maintain, or achieve #1 positions in all significant digital metrics
    • Support digital/interactive sales initiatives and goals
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Mass Media pred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years of experience working for a news organization or related digital media industry/company pred
    • Strong understanding and use of WordPress
    • Advanced knowledge of AP style
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience using: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, 360 video technologies, Videolicious, live streaming platforms, Google Analytics
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as well as some holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employer Opportunity

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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