WJBK’s News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Web Producer.Candidate will create, edit and/or manage news stories, photos, videos, and interactive content for all platforms (website, mobile devices,newsletters, text messages, etc.)Develop pages relevant to continuing news coverage or specialized content.React to and post breaking news quickly, accurately, and keeping in constant communication with the news department as stories develop.Populate and administer social media initiatives.Find ways to optimize our content through SEO, social media trends, and other news sources to determine newsworthy stories for the site.Must have excellent project management,communication, interpersonal, and technical skills while handing short deadlines and changing needs.Must have solid excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to multi-task several projects.Other duties as deemed appropriate to be assigned.
BA/BS degree required, plus 2-3 years' experience, preferably in journalism, communications, web development or related field.Experience in various online photo, video, and web software programs.HTML/CSS, content management systems, and hand-coding are strong assets.Thorough understanding of popular social media platforms and skills to engage effectively required.Solid news judgment, writing skills, and knowledge of AP style.Must be a self-starter with proven ability to gather information and use it to create compelling content.Ability to adhere to deadlines and work under time pressure required.
For consideration, please forward resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, WJBK FOX 2, and P.O. Box 2000, Southfield, MI 48037-2000.EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled; A VEVRAA Federal Sub Contractor
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