Job Title

Digital Executive Producer

Market

Harrisburg-Lncstr-Leb-York

Category:

Producer

Station:

WHTM

Experience

2

  • Full Time
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

WHTM

Category: News

Position/Title: Digital Executive Producer

Details:

Position Summary

The way our viewers consume abc27’s content is changing rapidly. People no longer want to just watch the news on TV. Folks in Central PA are hungry for content on other devices like tablets, phones, and computers. How do we creatively deliver it? If you can answer that question, we have just the job for you! abc27 has an immediate opening for a Digital Content Executive Producer. The ideal candidate is both a newsroom leader and a visionary for where technology and the media world is going. You should understand how platforms like WordPress, Lakana, Facebook, Twitter, Social News Desk, and Crowdtangle work and you should be able to analyze data from Google Analytics and ChartBeat. Newsroom management experience is preferred, but not required. If you have what it takes to lead Central PA’s #1 Digital News Team to a new frontier please apply now. EOE.

Essential Duties

The Digital Content Executive Producer creates multimedia stories for online news platforms, associated social media, and for television. The ideal candidate would be able to assist with video editing, videography, web posting, and fill in as broadcast news producer when needed.

Own content display across desktop and mobile
Available to be on call to cover major events 24 hours a day – responding to breaking news during off-hours
Work irregular/odd hours and be available to work weekends and holidays
Work cohesively with news, promotions and sales departments
Meet all assigned production deadlines
Execute and manage social media strategy
Using web metrics to think & communicate strategically about developing the sites’ audiences and the online capacities of newsroom staff
Have complete understanding of the content management systems, web technologies and be comfortable learning new software
Be responsible for building new content sections on the fly for breaking news
Be a leader in the newsroom
Be a fixture in the morning and afternoon editorial
Contribute content to relevant events and/or stories as needed
Assist with special project/sweeps planning & execution
Think strategically about developing the sites’ audiences and online capacities of newsroom
Help develop new opportunities to expand news brand and services to new & emerging technologies
Additional responsibilities as assigned by management

Experience:

Experienced with web-publishing tools and versed with competitive sites and systems
Manage a staff of about 10 people including scheduling, vacation requests, and personnel issues

Requirements:

Degree in media arts, communications, broadcast journalism, film/television production or another related field preferred.
Strong knowledge of how content management systems work (HTML, CSS, XML and PHP/SQL), and be able to write thorough stories with compelling headlines
Clear editorial judgment
Strong writing, communication, and people skills

Additional Information:

Company Overview

Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/ Disabled

Contact:

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com

Apply Online URL:

https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/5541/executive-producer%2c-digital-content/job

Job Req #: 2019-5541

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