Gray Television is looking for a dynamic, results-driven Digital Producer for WVLT in beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee. In addition to producing 34 hours of newscasts each week on CBS affiliate WVLT, the station takes advantage of its co-owned CW-affiliate and to expand its news audience by producing two hours of additional weekday morning news and nightly 10 p.m. newscast.
The Digital Producer is responsible for pushing our digital first philosophy. The successful candidate should eat, sleep and breathe social media. The Digital Producer will not only oversee the web, app, and social media initiatives but will also continue to move the ball forward on cutting edge technology. This position will work closely with the News Director and the Director of Digital Media to ensure all station digital strategies are executed. The Digital Producer is also responsible for assisting newsroom employees on best practices for posting content to web, apps, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and any other news-related digital properties.
Candidates must have a firm grasp on all things social media. We need someone with leadership skills, a deep understanding of social media best practices, ethics as well as solid news judgment. Experience with news writing and content management required. Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced, quickly evolving, high demand and deadline oriented environment. Must be able to communicate effectively. Using real-time website analytics and social media trends, the Digital Producer will also monitor the content posted on wvlt.tv and the WVLT social media outlets to generate the most traffic and user-engagement for all media platforms. Must be a good Newsroom Citizen and bring a positive attitude to an already positive newsroom.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or equivalent training and/or experience.
Minimum 2 years related experience.
Persons interested in submitting an application for the position identified above should apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow.
WVLT-TV – Digital Producer
6450 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. WVLT/Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE
Job descriptions are subject to change at the discretion of management.