Digital Content Producer

Huntsville, AL
Posted: 2020-07-20

Description:

WAFF in Huntsville Alabama has an immediate opening for a Digital Content Producer.  A WAFF Digital Content Producer is the primary driver of content to the station’s digital platforms and social media accounts. The goal of this position is to discover, create and distribute content within a multi-platform workflow.

The Digital Content Producer must be able to work long hours covering breaking news on the air, online, and on our apps, including holidays and weekends. Must have and maintain a valid driver license and proof of insurance. Must be able to both sit for long periods of time when required and stand for long periods of time when required. There will be other duties as assigned from time to time.

Responsibilities:

 •Must be a team player with a great attitude, possess a strong sense of ethics and integrity, and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence and team spirit to our multi-platform newsroom.

•Must be a strong writer, deeply knowledgeable about all current events, and have quick and thoughtful news judgment.

•Must be capable of creating content from sources beyond wires and feed (ex. social media, court records, reliable online publications) and be eager to present the day’s news in an urgent and impactful manner.

•Must be comfortable contacting public officials, law enforcement officers, public information officers, and members of the community to gather and confirm information.

•Will strive to craft complete stories that include comprehensive copy, high-quality pictures and video using all available resources.

•Will establish and maintain daily communication with newscast producers, reporters, anchors and meteorologists.

•Must be able to monitor and respond to comments and messages on our social platforms in a timely manner.

•Must be proficient with AP Style, news writing techniques, using social media accounts for an organization, photo and video editing software, and web publishing workflows.

Requirements:

College Degree in Journalism, Communications, English or a similarly related field

1 year digital content experience

Contact:

Qualified applicants only, apply online at Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings.  Pre-employment drug screen and clean MVR required.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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