Digital Content Producer

Employer
WFMZ-TV
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Salary
To be discussed.
Posted
Jul 10, 2017
Closes
Aug 09, 2017
Ref
MB310
Metro Area
Philadelphia
Duration
Full Time

WFMZ in Allentown, Pennsylvania is looking for a quick and capable writer with solid news judgment to create web and social media content.  The Digital Content Producer is responsible for keeping WFMZ’s website fresh and competitive throughout one’s shift, and keeping our social media audience engaged and informed.  The DCP serves as an adjunct to the assignment desk, proactively making calls, conducting phone interviews, researching and confirming information for the stories he or she writes.

Responsibilities:

-Continually updating the website with fresh content

-Determining page layout based upon story readership, engagement, and fundamental news judgment

-Creating or posting images, photo galleries, maps, poll questions

-Posting videos and text from our television broadcasts

-Copyediting reporters’ articles

-Gathering and researching information through phone interviews

-Creating social media posts and tweets. 

-Retweeting / reposting staff social media content. 

-Coordinating workflow with other Digital Content Producers on staff.

Qualifications:

-Professional journalism background

-Time management / quick writing capabilities

-Strong grammar and self-editing skills

-Competitive attitude

Shift is Monday through Friday 4:30 am – 1:30 pm

Send writing samples, resume, and references to webjob@wfmz.com.  Please reference Job #MB310 in all correspondence.  EOE

WFMZ-TV serves the Allentown-Bethlehem-Reading metro areas of Pennsylvania and the surrounding vicinity.   WFMZ is a predominant and highly competitive news organization serving the fastest growing metro area in Pennsylvania.