5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, has an immediate opening for an Interactive Content Producer to oversee our Web and mobile content delivery systems. The successful candidate will understand local news gathering and have a desire to break news across multiple platforms.
We’re looking for a journalist who knows and thrives on using the latest technology and tools to communicate stories to our Web audience. This candidate will be responsible for generating original content for Web and mobile platforms; will have a basic understanding of Web and mobile metrics’ and will possess a strategic, actionable plan for building viewers and users for both Web and mobile. An understanding of content management systems and mobile apps will be helpful.
We want candidates who understand what users want to see on a website and who are excited and capable of producing original content for those users. To be considered, you must have a passion for news and the ability to work well with others. You will be expected to bring enthusiasm and creativity to the product.
Additional qualifications and duties include:
- Good news judgment
- The ability to manage content and to ensure that original news content is consistently, accurately, and quickly shared through digital and social media
- Excellent writing skills
- The ability to work independently without supervision
- Strong organizational skills
- An understanding of how to engage others in social media
- A working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and video editing software
- The ability to complete multiple, complex tasks on deadline
- Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one)
A four-year degree in journalism, internet technology, or a related field is preferred.
Statement about Other Duties:
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.
Interested? Send your resume, application, and references to Rick Bagley, News Director, KFSM-TV/KXNW-TV, 4201 North Shiloh Drive, Suite 169, Fayetteville, AR 72703, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.