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Digital Preditor

Hearst Television Inc

Omaha, NE
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Digital Preditor

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Location: Omaha, NE US
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HTV Digital Studios

Job Description

Do you have a passion to deliver compelling and unique stories? Are you looking for a position that you can contribute fresh, new, concept to delivery ideas, be a part of a creative group of professionals, and showcase your digital producing talent? Then we are looking for you! 

Hearst TV Digital Studios, located in the renovated Burlington Station in Omaha’s Historic District has an exciting new opportunity for a Digital Preditor.

First and foremost, we are looking for someone who is wildly passionate about the future of digital video, and who is hungry to be a part of the digital video heartbeat and uprising. This role will be an integral piece of the new Hearst TV Digital Studios team, a group of professionals who will spearhead the nationally syndicated digital video efforts for Hearst Television. The ideal candidate will ooze creativity, and have the tenacity and wherewithal to execute on their ideas.

This position will report to Director of Hearst TV Digital Studios

Job Responsibilities

  • Must possess the knowledge and enthusiasm to execute on a variety of genres, including comedy, sports, lifestyle, biography, primetime/late night TV coverage and more, and formats, including short-form, mini-doc, text-overlay shorts, scripted, branded, and more.
  • They will be expected to develop, write, produce and edit, handling everything from concept to delivery. Select Digital Preditors will be asked to participate as On-Camera-Talent as well.
  • Every person on this team must have a passion for development and ideation, and the willingness to be a part of an empowering creative culture. All ideas are good ideas that will lead to the greater good of the studio.
  • Can showcase infectious leadership in weekly video development and pitch meeting.
  • Malleable enough to pivot quickly with creative if faced with a time crunch.
  • Must possess the imagination to tell compelling stories in a generally low budget, high volume video situation. (Locations, set pieces, talent, etc).
  • Expected to draw up strategies that can turn casual video visitors into HTV Digital Studios devotees.

Required Skills

  • Strong writer. The ability to tell a story from a truly compelling and unique point of view.
  • A major passion for digital video.
  • A student of the digital video game. (Knowledge of influential digital video entities like NowThis, Great Big Story, Vox, Upworthy, .Mic, Buzzfeed, and Vice)
  • Basic knowledge of Google Drive and MS Office
  • Willingness to be collaborative in a family-like team atmosphere.
  • Must exhibit tenacious, upstart mentality.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and time management skills. Communication is everything.
  • A caring, respectful, and passionate team player.

Required Experience

  • 2+ years of experience being a part of making awesome videos. Show example links and/or reel.
  • Producers who operate camera would be a major plus, but not a must.
  • Experience in showing results within the confines of brand requirements, client deliverables, and budget limitations.

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.

Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.

Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.

Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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