Digital Producer

Hearst Television, Fort Myers, FL, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Full-Time

WBBH-TV is looking for a well-rounded full-time Digital Producer who will create content for its website, mobile products and social media platforms.  The successful candidate will be an excellent storyteller and multi-tasker who can edit and create content facing intense competition under constant deadline pressure.  Breaking news and weather are huge in our area, and our producer must know how to capitalize on it all, while executing their daily responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities:              
  • 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 as well as carefully crafted mobile push notifications for breaking news/severe weather
  • Work with Reporters and Assignment Editors to ensure content is posted quickly and accurately
  • Work with Producers, Assignment Editors and Managers to ensure cross promotion of content across all platforms
  • Develop multimedia special projects
  • Managing LIVE streams of newscasts and breaking news
  • Consistently contribute ideas to help grow our station’s digital platforms
  • Other duties as required
  • In-person attendance is required
Experience Requirements:
  • Preferably 1-3 years of experience in a professional television newsroom and/or web-publishing environment including related military experience
Qualifications Requirements:                                         
  • Strong news and editorial judgment
  • Excellent AP writing skills
  • Basic knowledge of video editing
  • Strong understanding of social media best practices
  • Flexibility to work different shifts (including nights and weekends), holidays, etc., on short notice to cover a 24-hour news cycle
  • Ability to work well in a multi-tasking environment with frequent interruptions, while paying close attention to details
  • Proficiency in Photoshop

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.