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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 writing clear, concise, and conversational copy for wtnh.com.
The ideal candidate welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news. We’re looking for a someone who can bring fresh, innovative and creative ideas into our newsroom that help our digital platforms 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 a winning attitude. Experience in a newsroom environment is preferred.
The Digital/Online Content Producer writes stories for WTNH digital properties, edits and uploads video, and produces compelling, unique content.
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. Schedule may vary based on breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements.
You must be willing and able to work outside of normal business hours, including holidays, early mornings, nights, overnights, 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.
WTNH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A satisfactory pre-employment background check will be required.
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.
To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your resume and a link to your demo reel, if applicable.
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Corporate Job description
The Digital Producer leads the transition from broadcast focused newsrooms to multi-platform newsrooms through active daily example; providing training in methods, processes and tactics; as well as in creating/editing origin content beyond that which is produced for on-air.
Requirements & Skills:
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Digital Producer must be able to 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, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Digital Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.