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Fox26 News/KMPH-TV in Fresno has an immediate opening for a creative Digital/Social Media content producer. To merit consideration you must have led a successful digital/social media effort for an established company or non-profit organization. No work on personal social media accounts will be considered. Experience as a Digital/Social Media producer for a TV News department is preferred and will give the candidate strong preference.
The candidate will be responsible for implementing and following our station and corporate digital and social media policies, which emphasize accuracy and ethical behavior. The candidate will, in consultation with the News Director, Executive Producer, and webmaster, create and execute aggressive digital and social media efforts designed as stand-alone news efforts and in support of the news department's traditional, on-air, newscasts.
The candidate will have a strong knowledge of Facebook and Google analytics and know how to use them to steer our efforts. The candidate will, in consultation with the News Director, assist with or provide training in digital and social media techniques and platforms to our staff of excellent anchors and reporters.
The candidate must be able to verbalize a strong knowledge of how Digital and Social Media can and should be used in a 24/7 news environment. They must also understand there are big differences in how to use each social media platform, and be able to show how they would use each.
The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, be a compelling and accurate writer, and be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast. Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
The Fresno area offers an outstanding quality of life in a family-oriented community. Fox26 News offers a true team environment that is rich on coaching and where your teammates will support you every day.
The candidate must have at least 1.5 to 2-years of previous Digital/Social Media news producing experience, preferably at a commercial TV station. The candidate must also have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts. Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must. Journalism degree preferred. You should also be proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews.
When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work.
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