Social Media/Digital News Producer (12962)

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. Fresno , CA 93707

Posted 1 week ago

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KMPH, Fox26 News has an immediate opening for a creative and experienced Social Media/Digital News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day social media/digital news operations during the candidate's assigned work shift. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the various digital platforms and their content. You will determine the content posted on all digital/social media platforms, work with established on-air talent to ensure their regular contributions to same, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.

Skills:

  • Solid news judgment

  • Be a compelling and accurate writer

  • Must have strong leadership skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily news operations

  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must

  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews

  • Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together compelling and user-friendly content on all digital and social media platforms

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment

  • Must also have a strong, and demonstrable, knowledge of "why" selected content works on selected platforms

Experience:

  • Must have at least one (1) year of previous social media/digital news producing experience at a commercial TV station
  • A journalism degree is preferred

When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to:

KMPH

Attn: News Director
5111 E McKinley Ave

Fresno, CA 93727

Please, no phone calls.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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