Position posted by KOLN/KGIN

Updated: Jan 11, 2019

Job Title:
KOLN Digital Content Producer
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
Production
Experience:
1-3 Years
Location:
Salary Type:
Not Specified
Education:
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Job ID:
504217981
Contact:
None Specified
Address:
None Specified
Phone:
None Specified
Fax:
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Email:
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Job Description

January 11, 2019

1011Now is accepting applications for a full-time Digital Content Producer in our Lincoln newsroom. If you are a tech-savvy individual looking to get your foot in the door in the news industry, this is a position for you! The Digital Content Producer has the general responsibility for maintaining and enhancing the station's websites and social media platforms which involve newsrooms in Lincoln, Hastings, North Platte and Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The person is responsible for posting accurate, relevant, timely news in a compelling, engaging and interactive way to our audiences. The Digital Content Producer has the opportunity to appear on-air and online presenting digital content. This position involves strong news judgment along with high levels of creativity, communication and professionalism.

General Responsibilities:
Enhancing existing content generated by the newsroom into compelling digital journalism by using slideshows, videos, links, polls, live streams, live chats and other features to tell the story. Work with newsroom colleagues in various locations to identify and promote upcoming content on different media platforms. Monitor websites and social media platforms for KOLN-TV, KSNB-TV, KNOP-TV and KNEP-TV. Gather news/breaking news with mobile video equipment. Help generate ideas for digital content and understand methods of maximizing reach through social media.

Qualifications:
  • Media-related bachelor's degree or equivalent job experience in journalism.
  • Ability to cover news independently, accurately creatively and quickly under deadline pressure, and understanding of web and social media best practices.
  • News judgment, decisiveness, strong ability to handle/meet deadlines, exceptional writing/grammar skills, knowledge of AP style, working knowledge of new media.
  • Willingness to take direction as a team player are essential.
  • Must be highly motivated and a self starter.
  • Have the ability to adapt and learn with the rapid pace of changes to the competitive digital environment.
  • Must maintain a permanent residence within 30 minutes of station.
Must have a valid Driver’s License with good driving record. Employment is contingent on successfully passing drug screen and driving record check.

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES ELECTRONICALLY

Online to: www.Gray.tv/applynow
Or email your resume to: hr@1011now.com

Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sec, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to Federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, terminations, layoff, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of KOLN/KGIN/KSNB/KNOP/KNPL/KIIT’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
 

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