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Digital Producer

Hearst Television, Greenville, SC, United States

The story is yours!

Salary min: $40,000

Salary max: $40,800

Duration: Full-Time


Position:   Digital Producer / Social Media Content Creator

Job Description:

WYFF 4, the Hearst Television-owned NBC affiliate in Greenville, SC, has an opening for a Digital Writer. The Digital Producer will work in the newsroom under the direction of the Digital Media Manager to news gather, produce stories for the app and website, and produce content for social media platforms. The Digital Producer will also be responsible for producing original digital and social content.  The Digital Producer will also work with the assignment desk on responding to breaking news. We need someone highly engaged in social media, highly organized, and with a drive to win breaking news on all platforms. Knowledge and experience with Adobe Premier, Photoshop, Canva preferred.  The ideal candidate is an accomplished writer who knows the difference between posting for social, the web, and writing for broadcast news. You’ll need to have proven skills covering daily news, social content, covering elections and politics, and winning big, breaking news.

Job Responsibilities:                                      

  • Respond to Breaking News on all digital platforms
  • Web and mobile app posting
  • Producing videos and graphics for social media 
  • Social Media monitoring and posting
  • Crowdsourcing, gathering and writing original digital content
  • Be involved in daily editorial meeting and be aware of daily news coverage 
  • Develop relationships with organizations and newsmakers
  • Communicate and working with sister stations and networks on digital coverage
  • Monitor digital and social analytics

Experience Requirements:

  • Two years in commercial TV newsroom preferred
  • Editor experience a plus
  • Non-linear editing knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge and experience with ENPS
  • Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred
  • Knowledge of best practices for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Highly organized
  • Skillful Writer
  • Aggressive news gatherer
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Social Media savvy
  • Works well in stressful situations and with deadlines
  • Good news judgment
  • Desire to win, especially in breaking news situations
  • Team player  
  • Be willing to have a flexible schedule                                       
 
Education:
  • College Degree in Journalism or related field
  • Military training from Defense Information School with experience will be considered 
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered
Additional Requirements
 
As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.