Digital News Producer
I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives
The Digital News Producer Trainee learns and applies essential facets of digital platform production, writing, showcasing of stories, story selection across the .com, mobile and social media platforms. Training in the previously mention activities is provided for a short duration. The Digital News Producer Trainee begins with tasks that include newscast prompter operation and advances into digital news writing responsibilities. Within two to three months, or as opportunities arise, the Producer Trainee typically produces content for KMOV’s digital platforms.
II. Essential Job Functions
50% Produces content for digital platforms; writes, edits and researches content elements, coordinates breaking stories; selects graphic and video elements; proof reads text; coordinates breaking news and executes delivery of content across digital platforms in the newsroom Web Center.
30% Collaborates with digital producers, reporters, assignment desk and photographers to determine the content of stories.
15% Prompts newscasts or live programs as needed.
5% Various other tasks.
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Must have completed an internship or work study in the digital or broadcasting field.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be comfortable with complex material including public affairs, economic, sports and science.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team.
Must possess good writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.
Must be results oriented.
Ability to work in a creative, fast-paced environment.
Proficient in news writing, AP style, non-linear editing and photoshop
% Travel Required (Approximate): <5%
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