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Web - Assignment Producer

KYLE / KWKT-TV

Location: Waco-Killeen-Bryan-College Station, TX

Contact Name: Nexstar Media Group

Web: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

Job Description

Category: News
Position/Title: Web - Assignment Producer

Details:
FOX44/KWKT in Waco, Texas is looking for an intelligent and highly motivated Web Producer. The Web Producer will help with broadcast newsroom collaboration, write and produce several stories per day for the website, as well as manage FOX44 social media accounts through consistent, engaging and on-brand posts. This individual should have excellent editing, TV/web writing and influencing skills.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 8/23/2021
Closing Date: 9/23/2021
City: Waco - 76712
State: Texas
URL: https://www.fox44news.com/

Experience:

•    Produce, organize, write, and edit content for newscast/media platforms
•    Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce, and present content on multiple media platforms
•    Assist in managing a group of regular contributors to the web site
•    Produce all news sections of the website, including the homepage and contribute to local franchises
•    Manage production of articles, videos, and slideshows; confer with team members to pick strongest editorial pieces
•    Manage the social media strategy for FOX44, help grow the main brand social media account pages through thoughtful, engaging posts that deliver on key metrics.
•    Make sure the station's social media accounts have relevant content through the day and that the voice, tone and mix of content fits with the overall editorial strategy on-air and online
•    Monitor social media channels for breaking news, work with reporters in the field, the news assignment desk, and independent sources alike
•    Engage with viewers who reach out through social media channels

Requirements:

•    Bachelor’s degree preferred or combination of education and work-related experience
•    Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelines
•    Must be available to work overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed or required
•    Some experience as an editor, writer or producer at a news organization or blog that creates content under tight deadlines
•    Exceptional communication skills, fluent in English, experience in a news environment is a plus
•    Knowledge of TV and web writing, experience in editing video for TV and web
•    Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment
•    Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news, combined with the ability to write succinctly and with flair
•    Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, team player mentality
•    Good driving record and current driver's license

Additional Information:
Please send resume, references, salary requirements, DVDs and links to: Dean L. Wetherbee, News Director, KWKT-TV, 8803 Woodway Dr., Woodway TX 76712, or email dwetherbee@kwkt.com . Apply online at nexstar.tv/careers. No phone calls please. EOE

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