11Alive is looking for a digital producer to join our growing team. We’re looking to redefine the way local news is covered and delivered, and our next digital producer should embody that mindset. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and loves news and working on the cutting edge of digital and social media. This position will produce original content for 11Alive that will reach our customers whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time. They will also manage content produced by others, including copy editing, for our various desktop/mobile/social outlets.
The successful candidate is innovative with strong social media experience combined with solid news judgment. Qualified candidates will have experience posting stories to digital-mobile-social platforms, working knowledge of online CMS software, video and photo-editing skills and the ability to work a flexible schedule. More important, the person we hire will want to win on every screen.
Write and post stories to all 11Alive online Digital-Mobile-Social platforms
Report news as it happens online (strong breaking news skills) and generate web traffic through application of advanced social media skills
Monitor news releases, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other online news sources and post them to 11Alive.com
Use social media mining tools (CrowdTangle, TweetDeck, Dataminr) to discover unique content
Work with all newsroom departments on content coverage, broadcast-digital coordination and social listening
Coordinate live stream of news events daily online and on social media, with heavy emphasis on breaking news
Post photos/videos to 11Alive.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Identify compelling, unique stories and user-generated content of interest to our audience
Create original video for web and social platforms using the Adobe Creative Suite
Create enterprise content (stories, videos, photo galleries) for the 11Alive digital platforms.
Two years’ experience working as a digital producer or journalist preferred
Excellent communication skills
Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources with an ability to work well with varied personalities within deadlines
Excellent writing (stories, social, push notifications), editing, and proofreading skills
Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
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