Digital Producer - News 13 Orlando
Location:
Orlando , Florida
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
203649BR
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for producing content for Spectrum Networks digital products including assigned news channels’ websites, mobile apps and social media sites

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Attend editorial meetings to stay synced with all ongoing and breaking news priorities and provide suggestions for digital content extensions
  • Adhere to AP print style and provide script edits to maintain spelling & grammar accuracy, clarity and staying factual
  • Compose and publish text, video and images to site using online publishing tools and other software programs
  • Craft social media post copy and video/image elements that are impactful and compelling to users
  • Build site content widgets and special sections that highlight priority content in an engaging way
  • Track web and social metrics and assist the team in making strategic content changes when necessary
  • Assist with the generation, aggregation, management and utilization of user-generated content
  • Interface with digital producers across the Spectrum News footprint on items including editorial projects, web development, copywriting, and more
  • Stay familiar with trends within the online news industry
  • Apply SEO techniques to increase visibility of content
  • Operate Adobe CQ5 and Experience Manager content management system for publication of stories
  • Leverage Dalet newsroom management system and programs like Adobe Photoshop to access source material and craft content
  • Use online tools to manage news channel’s social media accounts
  • Rely on knowledge of HTML, CSS, web scripting and FTP to drive efficiencies
  • Work within design programs like Adobe Photoshop to produce high quality digital visuals to accompany content
  • Publish text and e-mail alerts as necessary
  • Monitor site metrics on various software-based dashboards
Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must demonstrate proficiency at multi-tasking and must have the ability to prioritize, work independently and meet strict deadlines
  • Interpersonal: has contact with media and general public with excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
  • Knowledge of current events and industry trends
  • Operate Adobe CQ5 and Experience Manager content management system for publication of stories
  • Computer: Knowledge of HTML and broad-based computer applications is strongly preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop
  • Pro-active, self-directed, enthusiastic in dealing with breaking news and high-stress situations
  • Familiarity with internet publishing workflow, including experience with a content management system, image editing software, video editing tools and social media platforms
  • Ability to tell engaging stories in the digital space by adding video assets, photos, social, etc.
  • Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
Education/Related Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 2+ years editorial experience producing news, sports and lifestyle content
Working Conditions
  • Normal office environment
  • Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
  • Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies.
  • Willing and able to work weekends and holidays

A little about us:
Spectrum is the nation’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products.

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