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WTNH News 8 is looking for a creative writer who understands the urgency of a 24-7 newsroom environment. The successful candidate will be able to multitask while still writing clear, concise, and conversational copy for wtnh.com.
News 8 is looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news. We’re looking for a candidate who can bring fresh, innovative and creative ideas into our newsroom that help our websites, apps and social media accounts stand out.
Candidates must be engaged and passionate about social media and be able to embrace it as part of their daily routine. Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. Experience in a newsroom environment is preferred.
The Online Content Producer writes stories for wtnh.com, cuts and uploads video, produces unique content, and updates social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Bachelors degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree preferred. Three (3) years minimum experience as a digital news producer or digital journalist preferred. Experience in writing, producing and editing content on a desktop editing system.
Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
High stress office environment with deadline pressures. Position will require you to prioritize tasks and multitask daily, and well as manage multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority.
You must be willing and able to work outside of normal business hours, including holidays, early mornings, nights, and weekends.
The Online Content Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Online Content Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
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Qualified Candidates must apply online. Please remember to upload your cover letter, resume, and writing samples
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