Digital Executive Producer

Posted by Tribune Broadcasting

Huntsville, AL
Posted: 2017-04-10

Description:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Executive Producer in our Huntsville location.  

Responsibilities:

The Digital Executive Producer will lead and coach the newsroom staff on best practices for engaging and influencing the online content consumer’s behavior. This individual must be both a solid journalist and a strategic thinker.  We are looking for a candidate who has the vision, creativity, and courage to explore new frontiers and take our web, mobile and social initiatives to new heights. 

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Mass Media preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 3-5 years of experience working for a news organization or related digital media industry/company preferred
  • Strong understanding and use of WordPress
  • Advanced knowledge of AP style
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience using: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, 360 video technologies, Videolicious, live streaming platforms, Google Analytics
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as well as some holidays

Requirements:

  • Use all the current and emerging tools and technology to develop, implement, and track a strategy that benefits content consumers and supports the organization’s multi-platform goals  
  • Lead interactive team by setting aggressive goals, providing feedback, and holding them accountable
  • Train, coach, mentor individuals and groups for maximum performance
  • Work hand-in-hand with broadcast-focused peers to develop robust multi-platform content coverage plans
  • Collaborate with news and station leadership team to leverage digital platforms to drive broadcast ratings and strategize ways for broadcast to drive digital metrics
  • Increase, maintain, or achieve #1 positions in all significant digital metrics
  • Support digital/interactive sales initiatives and goals
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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