Producer-Digital News, WIFR-TV, Rockford

23 WIFR has an immediate opening in its News Department for a Producer-Digital News. We are looking for someone to lead our Social Media journalism and marketing efforts. 

You will learn the ins and outs of our business and how to make Social Media a productive part of our overall journalism and marketing success. Plus you get to work in fun, exciting environment.

Candidates are expected to have extensive experience with Social Media on a personal level with use on a business level preferred. You must be able to think strategically and see how Social Media fits into the business marketing strategy of a television station.

Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:

Uploading videos, photo albums, etc.

Rewriting incoming News releases

Writing and posting to Facebook, Twitter, Website, etc.

Observing and applying Facebook analytics

Replying to comments, messages, etc.

 

Skills and Attributes Expected:

Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills

Knowledge of Social Media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.

Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence

Ability to identify a target market and “speak” to that consumer through Social Media

Experience proofreading and editing

Minor video editing skills are a plus

Journalism background helpful, but not essential.

Pre-employment drug screening required. EOE.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

HOURS: This is a full time position: Weekdays 12:00PM-8:30PM                

 

Please visit www.gray.tv/applynowfor more information or to apply for this position.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until further notice.

 

GRAY TELEVISION, INC. IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE AND AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BECAUSE OF AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, OR GENDER IS PROHIBITED.

 

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