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Digital Content Producer with WMAZ, Macon, GA

Website WMAZ

WMAZ, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Macon, GA

WMAZ, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Macon, GA is searching for an ambitious Digital Content Producer who thrives in a fast-paced news environment and has an audience-first approach to writing, producing and distributing local news content.

Our digital producers monitor digital audience trends to identify and write engaging local news content that broadens our audience. They are responsible for curating quality content and overseeing the audience experience across all of WMAZ’s website, mobile, app, streaming and social media platforms. They work as part of the larger content team to break news and tell great stories in a 24/7 news environment.

The ideal candidate is an avid news consumer and writes accurate, compelling content with a sense of urgency.

Qualified candidates should be strong writers, first, with the ability to write quickly and accurately while tracking multiple streams of information. They should also have solid news judgment and experience producing and copy-editing content for digital platforms. Experience with SEO best practices and audience listening are a big plus.

We’re also looking for someone with strong initiative and an inner drive who is ready to learn and grow.

Requirements: 

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications and/or equivalent experience in the field
  • Experience writing breaking news articles or writing news articles in AP style is preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and rapidly changing coverage
  • Strong news and editorial judgment, and an understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • Strong knowledge of AP style, copy editing and SEO best practices
  • Experience with CMS, photo and video-editing systems preferred
  • The ability to write in an exciting, captivating and conversational tone is preferred
  • Experience creating and managing content on social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • An aptitude for creating and packaging engaging, audience-driven content
  • Knowledge of how to interpret and use digital analytics is a plus
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, Canva is a plus
  • Ability to work various shifts, including mornings, nights and weekends

Benefits:

TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays.

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To apply for this job please visit www.tegna.com.