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Digital Writer

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Digital Writer

• Emerging Level

Summary

Weigel Broadcasting and its network Digital team is seeking an entry-level Digital Writer to create engaging content and manage social media channels for our national television networks that engages fans of all ages across media verticals – entertainment, nostalgia, history, pop-culture, travel, current events, lifestyle and science fiction.

Category Digital Media  Writers 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 18, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have experience coordinating articles, photos and video assets, and creating a community of fans with short, social and digestible posts. Hybrid work available.

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Create multiple daily articles, prepare media assets and curate user generated content. 
  • Shape the style and sensibility of social media extensions for Weigel original content.
  • Create content for multiple Weigel brands. 
  • Transform original content to web exclusives, newsletters, and articles.
  • Collaborate with media executives across marketing, programming and sales.
  • Serve as an ambassador of our brands to engage talent, fan groups and organizations.
  • Reach millions of fans that are visiting our digital properties.
  • Build community of loyal fans across social media platforms. 
  • Other duties, as assigned.
Requirements:
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for job, if not currently employed by Weigel Broadcasting Co.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or equivalent experience. 
  • A demonstrated passion for pop-culture and emerging social media platforms.
  • Successful editing and writing experience in digital publishing. 
  • Basic image editing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and experience managing messaging across social platforms.
  • Responsiveness to our fans in improving the viewer and user experience across platforms
  • Aptitude and curiosity: someone who wants to learn more, has demonstrated skill growth, and is relentlessly self-improving.
  • A team player who makes others successful.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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