FOX44/KWKT in Waco, Texas is looking for an intuitive and highly motivated Web Producer.
The Web Producer will help with broadcast newsroom collaboration, write and produce several stories per day for the website, as well as manage FOX44 social media accounts through consistent, engaging and on-brand posts. This individual should have excellent editing, TV/web writing and influencing skills.
· Produce breaking news events across multiple platforms by working with reporters in the field, the news assignment desk, and independent sources alike.
· Curate homepage and subsections. Manage production of articles, videos, slideshows.
· Assist in managing a group of regular contributors to the web site.
· Produce all news sections of the website, including the homepage and contribute to local franchises.
· Be an advocate for ourquadcities.com in the newsroom and beyond.
· Manage the social media strategy for FOX44. Engage with viewers who reach out through social media channels.
· Help grow the main brand social media account pages through thoughtful, engaging posts that deliver on key metrics.
· Make sure the station's social media accounts have relevant content throughout the day and that the voice, tone and mix of content fits with the overall editorial strategy on-air and online.
· Monitor social media channels for breaking news.
· Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or equivalent combination of education and work related experience
· Demonstrated knowledge of AP Style writing and guidelines
· Must be available to work overtime, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed or required, ‘team player’ mentality
· Some experience as a videojournalist, editor, writer or producer at a news organization or blog that creates content under tight deadlines, experience in a news environment is a plus
· Exceptional communication skills
· Knowledge of TV and web writing, experience in editing video for TV and web
· Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment
· Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news, combined with the ability to write succinctly and with flair
· Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
· Pre-employment background check required
Please send resume, references, salary requirements, and links to: Dean L. Wetherbee, News Director, KWKT-TV, 8803 Woodway Dr., Woodway, TX, 76712, firstname.lastname@example.org, and apply online at https://www.nexstar.tv/careers/ . No phone calls please. EOE