Part Time Web Producer  - Posted 12/21/2016

TITLE:                Web Producer

HOURS:                  Part Time

REPORTS TO:       Director of Digital Content

KAPP-KVEW TV, in the Yakima/Tri Cities market of Washington State, is seeking a part-time Web Producer who will be responsible for contributing to the operation of the company’s digital presence, including the website, social media accounts and any other digital properties.  

We are looking for someone to work closely with the Director of Digital Content and news department including reporters, producers and promotions to create dynamic digital content.  This person would be responsible for publishing daily and breaking news content to the station’s website.  The Web Producer would also be responsible to help manage the station’s social media platforms, identifying and posting engaging content.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong news judgment, excellent writing and communication skills and a working knowledge of social media websites.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research, create and publish online text, photos and video to company website.
  • Publish content and generate story ideas through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.
  • Report, write and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline.
  • Engage in regular and weekly meetings to develop strategies for online content.
  • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by news management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.  A writing sample may be requested.
  • Knowledge of social networking sites and personal social media usage.
  • Multitasker with an ability to juggle projects and priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of social contesting tools a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Flexible schedule with the possibility of working weekends.

CLOSING DATE:    Applications will be accepted until filled 

HOW TO APPLY:    Send job application (http://www.yaktrinews.com/station/employment), resume to hr@kapptv.com

Or mail to:

Human Resources

KAPP/KVEW TV

P. O. Box 1749

Yakima, WA  98907

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KAPP/KVEW IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER