Digital content producer



Job objective:

The digital content producer will be responsible for the production and publication of daily news content for and the rest of the digital properties of WDIV. This is a full time position.

Professional responsibilities:

  • Work closely with newsroom staff and journalists to collect, edit, write, package and publish digital news content

  • Coordinate with the assignment office, reporters and press staff to report the latest news on all digital platforms, including push notifications from the newsreader app

  • Create multimedia content to enhance daily news coverage (i.e. video, live streams, slideshows and interactive)

  • Use social media to quickly and effectively report news, find sources of information, and engage our audience

  • Contribute to ClickOnDetroit newsletters

  • Solicit user-generated content to improve news coverage both on air and online

  • Coordinate with news producers to cross-promote content on air and online

Basic requirements and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field, or equivalent experience

  • At least one year of experience producing digital content is preferred

  • Solid judgment of the news

  • Strong news writing skills and headlines required

  • Mastery of the AP writing style

  • Strong computer skills including familiarity with graphics software, video editing and interactive tools

  • Experience working with a content management system (CMS) or web publishing software

  • Proficiency in the use of social media

  • Must have basic knowledge of HTML

  • Must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays as required

How to register:

Send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Digital Content Producer“.

As a condition of employment, GMG requires that all newly hired employees be fully immunized against the coronavirus by the first day of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law, unless you are eligible for medical or religious accommodation. .

Any job offer is conditional on the successful completion of a pre-employment screening, background investigation, employment / education checks and reference checks.

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WDIV is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, WDIV will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

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