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is looking for a talented and creative
Lead Digital Producer
with an ability to learn and to teach new systems in a fast-paced publishing environment. Online reporting should be your passion. The ideal candidate needs to be a proven leader, who understands how quickly news movies on digital, mobile and social platforms.
Manage other digital producers
Oversee the selection of all content on WPDE’s digital, mobile and social platforms
Expertise in publishing LIVE content on all platforms in a lightning-quick manner
Ability to react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately is a core expectation of this position
Mastery of daily news aggregation from around the web, and editing of wire service content
Produce and edit multimedia elements for online stories
Research, report and write original stories
Monitor analytics to measure story performance
Use analytics to dictate story selection
Carry the station’s brand to the next level while working alongside the marketing and sales departments
Other duties as assigned
BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred).
Management experience preferred
2-4 years of experience in online journalism
Excellent writing skills and knowledge of AP style required
Strong understanding of content usage rights management and restrictions
Basic HTML knowledge required
Experience with Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Reddit and other social media platforms
Must be self-motivating and able to work well with a diverse group of people
Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines
Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
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