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WLKY Part Time Digital Producer/Assignment Desk

WLKY Part Time Digital Producer/Assignment Desk

WLKY is looking for a part-time Digital Producer/Assignment Editor who will create content for its website, mobile products and social media platforms. This person will also man the weekend assignment desk. The successful candidate will be an excellent writer and multi-tasker who can edit and create content under intense deadlines.  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. This position is a temporary, part-time role.
 
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
  • Managing LIVE streams of newscasts and breaking news
  • Manage the assignment desk
  • 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
Education:                                       
  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.
Additional Requirements
 
As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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