12 hours
2018-01-232018-02-21

Digital Content Producer

Moline, IL
  • Job Code
    2017-46878
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Digital Content Producer

US-IL-Moline
3 weeks ago(1/4/2018 11:49 PM)
Job ID
2017-46878
Category
Digital

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

-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.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION: Send a resume to Tory Brecht, Digital Content Manager, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at tory.brecht@wqad.com. Please include a cover letter with resume submissions.

 

 

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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Tribune Media is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, national entertainment network WGN America, Tribune Studios, Gracenote, WGN-Radio and a significant number of iconic real estate properties and strategic investments.

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