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Digital Content Producer – KLKN TV, Lincoln

Channel 8 KLKN-TV, Nebraska’s Trusted News Source, has an opening for a Digital Content Producer who excels in a fast-paced newsroom environment. The Digital Content Producer will work closely with newsroom managers, producers, reporters, anchors, and meteorologists, to create and push original, creative content to all digital platforms including the station website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. The Digital Content Producer should be focused on driving traffic to those platforms and engaging audiences on all formats.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring and maintaining station website and social media accounts.
  • Locating fresh local and non-local news stories that engage viewers.
  • Generating traffic by understanding and utilizing best practices for web, app, push notifications, and social media.
  • Attending news meetings, prepared and knowledgeable to contribute to daily editorial discussions, to create and enhance local stories on digital platforms.
  • Writing and producing breaking news stories.
  • Launching live streams for various digital platforms.
  • Assisting with producing and reporting broadcast news stories.
  • Assisting with long-form video storytelling.

Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate high journalistic understanding and ethics.
  • Exceptional verbal and writing skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to write clearly on various platforms under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent time management skills, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of the newsroom team.
  • Willingness to work in a flexible schedule.
  • Understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WordPress, YouTube, Google Analytics, Video Management Systems, and SEO.
  • Experience producing podcasts a plus!

Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or related field or equivalent experience.

Please send your resume and writing samples to Jennifer Hardy – News Director, KLKN-TV, 3240 So. 10th St., Lincoln, NE 68502, and/or email to jhardy@klkntv.com

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Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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