Executive Digital Producer

Myrtle Beach, SC
Posted: 2020-09-03

Description:

The Digital Executive Producer oversees a team of two digital producers in our Myrtle Beach newsroom and a digital producer at our sister-station in Savannah.

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.
 

Responsibilities:

Oversee daily digital and social content to ensure we are serving our communities by sharing relevant information to alert, empower and protect our viewers
Supervise content producers, as well as, copy edit and provide feedback to encourage digital and social storytelling
Manage newsroom and handle breaking news situations to empower and grow our audiences
Collaborate with News Director and other station managers on special assignments
Plan and oversee continuity on digital and social platforms
Mentor digital producers and news team of all experience levels and abilities
Hold team members accountable
Post engaging content to our digital platforms   
Seek out and hire capable digital producers 
Complete yearly reviews
Use data to drive what’s being posted and where
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

Proven track record of creating compelling and engaging stories across multiple platforms
Ability to perform well under pressure, experience managing breaking news and meeting strict deadlines
Ability to identify problems and provide solutions 
A strong commitment to journalistic standards and ethics
Extraordinary people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating
Strong understanding of how to drive digital traffic

Requirements:

Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a news environment or equivalent
A college degree in Journalism or a related field is preferred
Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives 
Knowledge of Google Analytics and CrowdTangle.
Excel in social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Expertise in digital video
Excellent news writing and copyediting skills
Photo and video editing
Highly organized
Strong headline-writing skills
A passion for breaking news and weather
Competitive spirit and drive to be the best

Contact:

Apply Online at:
https://edyy.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_2002/job/2899

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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