WHIO-TV is the #1 CBS affiliate in the country and the dominant #1 station in the Dayton, Ohio. WHIO-TV is one of the nation's leading television, digital and radio newsrooms. We are looking for an innovative, dynamic web content producer to help engage and grow our audience on multiple platforms. This position will be on the front lines during breaking news and severe weather and must be willing to work in a very fast paced, demanding news environment.
This individual will be a:
Content seeker who uses scanners, email, digital and social media to mine stories and interact with our viewers.
Logistical decision maker who can help dispatch reporters, photographers and drones to news and can manage video streaming channels.
Content creator who is a great storyteller with strong editorial skills who can manage written copy, photos and videos to create stories for broadcast and digital.
Content distributor who knows how to format content for television, website, social media and push alerts and monitors live digital metrics to gauge performance.
Curious journalist who can quickly understand the value a topic has to viewers, users, and who knows the source to call to ask the tough, right questions, to get answers and request public records.
What we look for
BS/BA Degree preferably in Journalism or Communications.
1 year experience in print or broadcast journalism, strongly preferred
1 year of web/social media experience in a news environment
Assignment desk experience preferred
Local television newsroom experience preferred
Preferred experience with Avid I-News and ARC CMS preferred
Basic knowledge of HTML code, Adobe Photoshop, nonlinear editing preferred
Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity.
Possess Knowledge of general productivity software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point).
Strong knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
Strong news judgement and strong writing ability using AP style preferred.
Possess the ability to work under pressure.
Interact promptly, productively and positively with viewers, fellow employees and all levels of management.
Ability to build effective relationships with commercial/product/technical teams and content creators/talent.
Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills, with strong motivation and work ethic.
Good organizational skills and the ability to oversee projects from conception to delivery.
Flexibility in working hours: happy to work evenings/weekends/travel if necessary.
COX MEDIA GROUP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.