Digital Content Producer

Posted On: November 23, 2022
Station/Company: KGW-TV
Location: Portland Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

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KGW in Portland, Oregon is looking for a creative and energetic Digital Producer to join our team of multi-platform journalists at one of the most innovative TV stations in the country. We’re looking for someone who believes in the power of local journalism and wants to help create unique digital content that is unparalleled in our market.

Successful digital producers at KGW are leaders in the newsroom with an audience-first approach on digital, social media and streaming platforms. You’ll write web articles, launch live streams, clip videos, create social graphics and work with reporters and photojournalists to have content showcased in its best form across our various platforms. There are also opportunities to create original enterprise content. Qualified candidates should have strong writing and copy-editing skills, video and social media experience and strong news judgment.
Write and publish breaking news stories and video, as well as original content
Curate and schedule content on all KGW platforms, including website, mobile app, social media and streaming platforms
Use analytics to determine content creation and distribution
Monitor news releases, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other online news sources for content ideas and updates
Edit reporter stories for grammar, clarity and AP style, and optimize using digital content best practices
Work with all newsroom departments on content coverage, broadcast-digital coordination and social listening
Identify compelling, unique stories and user-generated content of interest to our audience
Requirements: At least two years of experience working as a digital producer or journalist preferred
Familiarity with CMS systems
Understanding of social media strategy on platforms including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
Strong organizational skills and abilities to prioritize and juggle various digital tasks
Knowledge of AP style and copy editing
Willingness and flexibility to work various shifts as assigned, including weekends and filling in for other producers

1-3 years


Additional or preferred qualifications:
Experience with video editing
Excellent communication skills
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and constant time pressure deadlines

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TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

EEO statement:
TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

Additional Information:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

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Expiration: January 23, 2023