WPEC is seeking a Digital Content Producer/Planner to be a part of our amazing multi-platform team. Our goal is to offer digital and social users coverage they care about, the kind that impacts their lives and which they cannot find anywhere else. In this role, you will be responsible for day-to-day production of content for our website, app and social media platforms. You will work with the entire newsroom team on multi-platform strategy and support day-of content and ongoing editorial initiatives and news planning needs. This position does involve weekend hours.
Essential Duties and Requirements:
- Solid news judgment and ability to collect and confirm information from primary sources
- Able to write compelling and accurate copy on deadline
- Able to multitask and manage time efficiently
- Possess strong communication skills
- Able to keep track and consistently execute digital strategies and goals
- Collaborative team-player willing to pitch in where needed
- Proficiency with non-linear editing (i.e. Adobe, Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews
- Understanding of CMS tools, SEO guidelines for multiple platforms
- Understanding of how to use video and graphics to support content on all platforms
- Experience with newsgathering and logistics, booking interviews, and managing a content calendar
- Must have at least two (2) years of previous newsroom experience at a commercial TV station or digital news platform.
- Bachelor's degree preferred, additional practical experience considered.
- Spanish fluency a plus.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace!
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over the air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open-door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.