9 hours

Digital Content Producer

Tribune Company
Moline, IL
  • Job Code
    2019-49276
Digital Content Producer in Moline, Illinois | Careers at IL-Moline;3003 Park 16th Street (WQAD)
  • Digital Content Producer

    Location US-IL-Moline
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/9/2019 10:53 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-49276
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    Our news department is looking for a talented and creative journalist to join our growing online news team producing content for WQAD.com, associated digital platforms and social media. The ideal candidate will have natural curiosity, a passion for news and the ability to tell a complete and understandable story using a variety of storytelling tools.

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Mine a wide variety of sources for relevant content. Select, generate, research and write original stories and viral content.


    Capture and edit images and video.


    Represent WQAD professionally via social media.


    Develop sources and review contributions from others for publication.

     

    Work independently and demonstrate solid judgment for content selection and priorities.

     

    Work under frequently tight deadlines and have the ability to react to breaking news situations quickly and accurately.

     

    Assist in digital storytelling training for reporters, anchors and other broadcast talent.

     

    Assist in reviewing digital analytics and metrics to help adjust our digital strategy as needed.


    Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:  We are looking for a strong writer with good news judgement. Experience with video editing is a plus.   A good candidate will be flexible and able to work well under deadline pressure. Journalism background, excellent communication skills and a basic understanding of AP style are required.  Computer skills are required.  Must be self-motivated and able to work with a diverse group of people.

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Dexterity to operate a keyboard, computer and other such equipment.  Communication skills used in office setting.

     

    IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:

    On-line:  Go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Digital Content Producer”. Please include a cover letter with resume submissions.

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    Posted: 2019-04-25 Expires: 2019-05-25

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