- Per Diem Web Producer

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Per Diem Web Producer


Per Diem Web Producer

• Emerging Level


CBS Chicago is seeking an experienced journalist to join our fast-paced news team as a per diem Digital Media Producer. This is an editorial position.

Category Digital Media  Editor  Journalist/Reporter  Producers  Researcher  Social Media  Writers 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Unknown
Posted Date May 12, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

CBS Chicago is seeking an experienced journalist to join our fast-paced news team as a per diem  Digital Media Producer. This is an editorial position. The ideal candidate has unwavering news judgment.  The person also must possess strong news writing and copy-editing skills, the ability to shoot video, and identify digital story trends. Candidates must be detail oriented and work well under pressure to meet demanding deadlines.

Prior experience in a newspaper, online or television newsroom is required.

This job requires flexible hours, including working overnights, weekends and evenings.

CBS Chicago digital media producers must possess a thorough understanding of online audience habits and audience acquisition strategies, including but not limited to:
  • Strong journalistic skills including news judgment, research, writing and editing.
  • Ability to shoot, edit video and optimize for all digital platforms, including our website and social media.
  • How to use SEO strategies in building headlines, stories, galleries, multimedia posts, etc.
  • Experience with multiple social media platforms on behalf of a brand or publication. Proven success driving traffic and brand through these platforms.
  • Successful execution of visual strategies to program compelling section fronts.
  • Understanding of basic web analytics and how to apply them.
CBS Chicago Digital Media Producers are expected to apply the above concepts in the following parts of their job:
  • Recognize and produce compelling text and video content into multimedia posts for and social media platforms.
  • Help coordinate digital assignments between the CBS Chicago reporters and producers. Clear communication, teamwork, and attention to detail are essential.
  • Execute effective, company compliant messaging on Social Media, text and email platforms.
  • Program website section fronts to engage digital consumers.
  • Make sure all daily content production is optimized using SEO strategies.
  • Track daily web analytics and social trends and respond accordingly.

Job Type Contract 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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