Content Producer

Location
Albany, New York
Salary
Competitive annual salary + health, dental, vision and 401(k)
Posted
Nov 01, 2019
Specialty
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Do you want to work in a fast-paced newsroom on the biggest stories in the Capital Region?

We’re looking for a Content Producer to join our digital team. The Content Producer will take on multimedia assignments and prepare copy and images for timesunion.com. Topics will come from across the spectrum of news and features. The ideal candidate will hustle, work quickly and engage readers online through the savvy use of traditional reporting, data, video and social media. We need a self-starter with high standards who can collaborate well, has excellent communication skills, and is comfortable providing and taking feedback.

Duties:

  • Prepare articles and features for timesunion.com.

  • Contribute to high-impact digital storytelling projects produced with newsroom teams.

  • Enhance stories by incorporating video, embeds and other media.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Someone who can engage online readers through compelling headlines and multimedia. Strong writing skills are important, as is a strict dedication to accuracy and ethics. The candidate must be able to self-manage, handle tight deadlines and communicate well via tools such as Slack.

  • Newsroom experience: We are looking for someone who has newsroom experience; at least three years preferred.

  • Understanding of media ethics

  • Grasp of digital metrics 

This is a full-time, union-covered position. The workweek is 37.5 hours and could include nights, weekends and holidays. 

The Times Union is the Capital Region's largest media company. We offer competitive hourly wages and full benefits including medical and dental insurance, 401K, paid vacation, sick leave, family leave, long-term disability, adoption assistance, tuition assistance and free parking.