KUTV, Utah’s #1 news station, is seeking a part-time Web Producer! This position is an integral part of a fast-paced newsroom environment and responsible for getting breaking news and daily stories on KUTV.com as timely as possible. The Web Producer will edit, write and manage news stories, photos, videos, live streaming and interactive content for all digital platforms, including KUTV.com, mobile, social media and emerging technologies. The Web Producer will also react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately and will keep in constant communication with the assignment desk and news producers as stories develop.
In this role, you will be responsible for crafting engaging social media posts that will drive audience engagement and help bolster KUTV’s digital presence. This position will consistently look for and create a diverse range of web content from a variety of sources. You will work primarily with news, but will also assist sales and marketing teams on additional web content needs. Additional duties, as deemed appropriate for the role, to be assigned as needed.
- Must be a self-starter
- Have strong writing and editing abilities
- Excellent project management and communication skills
- The ability to meet short deadlines, multitask, and work well under pressure
- Solid news judgment is key
- Knowledge of AP style a plus
- Computer skills
- Strong understanding of web technologies
- Professional-working knowledge of social media platforms and engagement are required
- Microsoft Office and Adobe CS Suite skills needed
- Video editing skills a plus
- College degree in Digital Media, Journalism or Communications strongly preferred
- 1-2 years’ of related experience preferred
- This position reports to the Executive Producer of Digital News, but must be able to take direction from multiple sources, including news producers and reporters.
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. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, 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.