Nexstar Media Group

  • Digital Content Producer - Lifestyle

    Requisition ID
    2019-6334
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Portsmouth
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    WAVY.com is seeking a highly skilled and driven individual to join the WAVY-TV/WVBT-TV team as a Digital Content Producer.

     

    The ideal candidate will have strong news judgment, must be innovative, reader-focused and full of creativity. Applicant must also be a compelling and accurate writer, capable of multi-tasking in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities 

    • Produce engaging content for the Living Local section of WAVY.com.
    • Generate story ideas that cater to the Hampton Roads audience.
    • This position is responsible for posting news content in addition to lifestyle content for the website and other digital channels*.
    • Follow the station’s social media strategies to generate ideas and content to advance growth of audience.
    • Monitor trending stories and video through ChartBeat, CrowdTangle, Google and Twitter trends and other social monitoring platforms.
    • Create and maintain a robust editorial calendar and manage, proof, and copy-edit content from staff producers.
    • Shoot and edit video content. (*online/mobile/social/email)

    Requirements 

    • Degree in journalism or related field.
    • At least one-year prior professional experience in broadcast or print journalism.
    • Strong writing and copy-editing skills, with knowledge of Associated Press style. Applicants will be given timed writing tests, to include story, headline and social media writing.
    • Expert-level knowledge of social media channels, their use, and best practices (including SEO).
    • Written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency in Adobe Suite products preferred.
    • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS
    • Understanding of design for content management systems, usability and accessibility practice and reader focus are essential.
    • Must be able to meet deadlines and produce a high volume of content.
    • Available to work flexible hours, including night, weekend and holidays shifts.

    Apply online at  https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com 

     

     

    To be considered for this position you must apply online and upload a copy of your cover letter and resume. Please include a link to your work in your resume.

     

    No phone calls. No telecommuting.

    EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

     

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