News Web Producer, KMTV
The ideal candidate will have a passion for the Internet as well as a passion for news, especially breaking news. Must write clear and easy to understand copy and headlines for the website. Also implements and reinforces news branding and content priorities; able to understand, differentiate, and translate our TV brand to the website; must be highly organized, able to multitask, and must thrive in a fast-paced environment; be in touch with the community in some manner (news, weather, sports, music, lifestyle); able to maintain balance between projects; must be able to communicate effectively in person and by telephone; high work ethics and standards; strong time management skills; strong detail orientation; creative ability is highly valued.
Experience: Minimum 1 year experience maintaining website content or producing television newscasts required; proficiency with Photoshop is preferred; proficiency with audio/video for web is preferred; experience with website content management systems is preferred; experience and/or knowledge of TV is preferred; internet savvy, technology facile. Producers of local newscasts with strong internet and technology abilities are encouraged to apply.
Duties: Serve as the news web point-person for websites. Produce, write and technically coordinate getting news content online. Transcribe news story copy from broadcast copy form to web copy form. Define and suggest necessary techniques to innovate digital news delivery (web). Add text, images, audio and video content to websites (mirror the on-air experience); edit video for website. Check websites for quality. Work closely with news producers and reporters on web content; work closely with Web Coordinator. Find new ways for us to connect with our audience online. Troubleshoot issues with hosting, streaming, content management systems, and our staff’s use of web systems. Administer, support and train staff on web related systems and processes. Must be able to understand and execute nuances in audience targeting. Other duties as directed by manager.
Send resume and cover letter to: Ken Dudzik, News Director KMTV 10714 Mockingbird Drive Omaha, NE 68127 email@example.com.
Thursday, October 18, 2007