KHOU 11, TEGNAs CBS station in Houston, is searching for a Digital Content Producer who thrives in a fast-paced, breaking news environment and has a vision for what local news can and should be on digital, social and streaming platforms. This person will have an audience-first approach to produce and distribute KHOU editorial content, with emphasis on video, across all digital, mobile, app, streaming and social media platforms.
KHOU Digital Content Producers are leaders in the newsroom who are responsible for quality content that adheres to the highest journalistic standards, as well as audience experience on all digital, social and streaming platforms including content production, presentation and distribution. They help create multiple platform storytelling through all KHOUs platforms, including broadcast, digital and social by working with all content creators and producers. They enterprise content through social listening, being plugged into the community, pitching stories and producing original content for our audience whenever and wherever they are, on whatever device they are using at the time.
Produce audience first, engaging storytelling through digital articles, videos, social media, push alerts, live streams and interactive elements.
Social listening: monitor social chatter and track trending stories via ChartBeat, CrowdTangle, Google Trends and our social platforms. Report findings to newsroom.
Urgently and aggressively report news as it happens online (strong breaking news skills)
Focus on accuracy and balance in articles and social content through copy editing and training of staff.
Produce, shoot, edit videos for KHOU digital products, such as YouTube and the KHOU Roku channel.
Generate web traffic through Search Engine Optimization best practices, website management, app management, push notifications and application of advanced social media skills.
Work with all newsroom departments on content coverage, broadcast-digital coordination and social listening.
Use digital and social analytics to inform editorial decisions.
Assist reporters and anchors in the creation of native social content.
Implement best practices on KHOU digital and social platforms.
Ensure newsroom upholds journalistic integrity and the KHOU brand across platforms.
Minimum 2 years experience in an Account Management role in a fast paced sales environment
Experience managing SEO and SEM campaigns
Experience making multi-media marketing recommendations
Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure
Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management
Experience building presentations, extensive knowledge of power point
Problem solver, ability to multi task
High standard of professionalism and accuracy
Customer focus, solution oriented
Has a positive outlook and enjoys working in a team environment