Web Producer

Categories Full-time
Organization WSBT-TV
Location South Bend, IN
Job Description

The market’s leading broadcasting company, WSBT-TV, is looking for a Web Producer. This position writes, shoots, reports, and edits news stories with a compelling, easy-to-understand delivery; generates story ideas; provides unique coverage on-line; and posts stories and additional content to our web sites.

Essential Functions

  • Excellent online writing skills
  • Write and post website stories, videos, photos
  • Create eye-catching visuals for website traffic (stickiness, click-throughs)
  • Develop and maintains sources
  • Participate in story selection process through meetings; attendance at editorial meetings is required
  • Critique, feedback and training required
  • Follow clothing and appearance guidelines
  • Fill in as assignment editor to ensure continual coverage
  • Disperse breaking news, competitor’s news to convergence partners
  • Various shift work will be required; holiday work required
  • Perform other duties as required
Qualifications

We’re seeking someone with 1-3 years of prior journalism experience. A college degree is required, preferably in Journalism or a related field, as is a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record.

Essential Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to write clearly and accurately
  • Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills
  • Ability to shoot and edit video; create personalized stories for the web
  • Able to produce and post content to our websites
  • Comprehensive understanding of sports and knowledge of local sports news and athletes
  • Able to use social media outlets to engage viewers
  • Strong emphasis on professional social media skills as related to journalism
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and with limited supervision
  • Strong initiative and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors and viewers
  • Solid keyboarding skills

 

Salary The position offers a competitive wage and a comprehensive benefit package, including group health & dental, paid time off, 401(k) and more.
How to apply

Interested candidates please visit our website and search Requisition Number WSBT2059 to learn more about the position and apply.