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Digital Content Editor

Hearst Television, Needham, MA, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Full Time

WCVB-TV, the ABC affiliate in Boston, MA, is looking for a well-rounded full-time Digital Content Producer who will create content for its website, mobile products, and social media platforms. You must be an excellent storyteller who can edit and create content facing intense competition under constant deadline pressure. Breaking news, weather and professional sports are huge in our area, and our digital producer must know how to maximize it all, while accomplishing daily strategic responsibilities. The right candidate will have a track record of both working cooperatively with a team and managing content priorities during a solo shift. Experience with video, photo and interactive content preferred. You will report to the Digital Content Manager. 


  • Write/edit and publish breaking news and weather, daily news, sports and feature stories for our station website, and other social media platforms
  • Write compelling headlines, especially for mobile and social media, and carefully create mobile push notifications for breaking news/severe weather
  • Work with Reporters, Television Producers and Assignment Editors to ensure content is posted accurately and quickly
  • Work with Television Producers, Assignment Editors and Managers to ensure cross-promotion of content across all platforms
  • Develop multimedia special projects
  • Manage LIVE streams of newscasts and breaking news
  • Contribute ideas to help grow our station's digital platforms


  • 1-3 years of experience in a professional television newsroom or web-publishing environment
  • Compelling news and editorial judgment
  • Excellent AP-style writing and editing skills
  • Basic or advanced knowledge of video and photo editing
  • Experience with social media best practices
  • Creative presentation skills
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure while managing multiple tasks
  • Flexibility to work different shifts (including nights and weekends), including holidays, to cover a 24-hour news cycle
  • Work well in an environment with frequent interruptions
  • Related military experience will be considered
  • In-person attendance is required

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs


About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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