Digital Content Producer

February 26, 2024 by Comments Off on Digital Content Producer

Website Arizona's Family KTVK/KPHO

Digital Content Producer

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KTVK/KPHO:

Home to CBS 5, 3TV and Arizona’s Family Sports, Arizona’s Family produces more than 100+ hours of local news and programming every week. CBS 5 is Arizona’s Most-Watched Television Station, driven by the power of CBS programming and sports, while 3TV is one of the strongest Independent television stations in the country with its highly-rated morning show, Good Morning Arizona. And the reach of Arizona’s Family doesn’t stop with linear television. Azfamily.com is the market’s top performer in local multi-platform unique users. It is also home to Arizona’s Family Originals. Our in-house original content production team works on several long-form programs, documentaries, docuseries, and original podcasts, including True Crime Arizona, which is nearing 2 million downloads.

Job Summary/Description:

Arizona’s Family is looking for a Digital Content Producer with a passion for innovative online storytelling, who embraces change and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

This person must be an avid news consumer and understands what drives users to social media and digital platforms. They’re effective working as part of a team and independently.

We approach content as a screen-agnostic experience and reach our audience on all platforms, from the web to TikTok, podcasts and streaming apps.

Digital content producers are leaders in our newsroom. They’re engaged in the community and understand what makes a story unique and important. They enterprise stories and get out of the newsroom to tell them.

 

Responsibilities:

–          Produce original and engaging stories that showcase the best of the Arizona’s Family brand for all of our digital platforms, including streaming and social media.

–          Calmly cover breaking news, weather, and traffic alerts with urgency, accuracy and context and deliver on all platforms.

–          Copy edit reporter articles for accuracy, spelling and grammar.

–          Collaborate with leadership, reporters, anchors, producers, editors and photographers to create and optimize daily and planned content.

–          Monitor trends and social engagement through Social News Desk, CrowdTangle, Chartbeat and Google Analytics.

–          Understand and prioritize Search Engine Optimization when writing and posting articles.

–          Make data-driven decisions to optimize engagement and curate the AZFamily app and homepage.

–          Uphold journalistic integrity of your own work and your peers by exercising sound news judgment and ethics.

–          Assist with assignment desk duties as needed.

Requirements:

–          Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.

–          Ability to communicate effectively across departments and within the digital team.

–          2-4 years experience producing news content for TV or digital platforms.

–          Ability to effectively multitask and prioritize tasks to meet numerous deadlines throughout the day.

–          BA or BS in Journalism/Communications/English or equivalent newsroom experience preferred.

–          Previous experience as an assignment editor is a plus.

–          Flexibility with scheduling and assigned work shifts, including weekends and holidays,

–          Enjoy a fast-paced environment with a desire to be #1.

 

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

Arizona’s Family, KTVK/KPHO, 5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013

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