DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2018-11-09

Description:

Were hiring a Digital Content Creator to be part of our next-level team at WJZY/WMYT in Charlotte, NC. Reporting to the Sr. Web Producer, the Digital Content Creator will be laser-focused on telling stories that matter most to digital and social users-- and doing it better than anyone else. Does this sound like you? Youre smart, fast on your feet, team-oriented and full of energy. Youre an expert in digital and social media platforms. You know a big story when you hear it. Youre obsessed with details. Nothing gets past you. You have a zero-tolerance policy for grammatical errors. You could copy/edit in your sleep (but you wont— we promise). You love a fast-paced, challenging environment and crave the chance to learn new things. Youve got goals, which you strive to meet and exceed (all of them). You thrive in a competitive, fearless culture of creativity and expertise. What you do matters, and youre out to make a difference. Most of all, you want to win. Every. Single. Day. The person were looking for lives and breathes digital news and information, and is driven by an intense passion for storytelling. If thats you, your dream team awaits.

About FTS Digital: FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital, the digital arm of one of the nations largest owned & operated TV station groups, is committed to being the digital leader in Live, News and Sports. We invest in the very best people, technology and ideas, and we’re here to drive transformation of traditional media to exciting heights. We’re looking for creative, innovative leaders who are passionate about digital and crave a challenge. We’re all in. Are you? Let’s go! 

Responsibilities:

Create compelling, UX-focused content related to news, events and topics relevant to local users and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Engage and build loyalty among communities. Serve as liaison to newsroom, ensuring digital and social dominance. Reach and engage users on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and beyond. Work with Group Content Team and other FTS markets to distribute high-interest stories at scale. Follow group standards. Monitor real-time analytics. Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.

Requirements:

3+ years’ experience developing and publishing content, including news, on digital and social platforms preferred. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Excellent writer and storyteller. Superior news judgement. Impeccable writing and copy editing skills. Overwhelming attention to detail. Thrive under deadline pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus).

Contact:

Please visit www.fox46charlotte.com, then click on the ‘About Us’ tab, then ‘Jobs’ or visit our readily accessible station located at 3501 Performance Rd., Charlotte, NC 28214, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter or using specialized equipment.

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