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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Digital Content Producer

Publishing and Broadcasting

Producer

No

Asheville, North Carolina, United States

WLOS/My40TV in Asheville, NC has an immediate opening for a creative Digital Content Producer! The candidate should have experience writing and producing news content for the web and social media.

In this role you will be responsible for day-to-day digital news content, working closely with the news managers and Digital Executive Producer to make sure all digital platforms are up-to-date, accurate and compelling.

We want someone with a competitive spirit. Candidate must have excellent writing skills and news judgment. The ideal candidate must possess strong digital analytics skills to help guide story placement on respective digital platforms. The Digital News Producer must identify and post engaging, timely, and relevant content; monitor competitive social practices, and work in line with the station's overall content strategy. This individual must be willing to teach on-air reporters to help them improve their digital skills.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Solid news judgment and the ability to write fast, accurate and mistake-free copy
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities are a must

Requirements:

  • Must have some previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station, although the right entry-level candidate may be considered
  • A journalism degree is preferred
  • Knowledge of or a willingness to learn about social media content creation for multiple platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, X, and YouTube.
  • A self-starter with a drive to chase down stories, including reaching out to appropriate authorities or other sources.
  • Someone with a collaborative spirit who works well with a team to achieve department goals.
  • Seeks out story ideas, including follow-ups to previous reports or previews of upcoming events.
  • Excellent communicator and team player who shares important information with co-workers in a clear and timely manner.
  • Monitor news emails for new releases, relevant information and updates to stories and information about upcoming events, and share or file that information as needed.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.