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Posted: April 29, 2024

Digital Content Producer

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“Are you ready to make your mark in the digital landscape of Harrisburg, PA? WHTM-TV, a proud member of Nexstar Media Group, Inc., is on the lookout for a savvy Digital Producer to elevate our online presence. If you’re passionate about crafting compelling content, navigating breaking news with finesse, and engaging audiences like never before, this could be your perfect fit!

Why Harrisburg?

Nestled in the heart of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg offers the perfect blend of city vibrancy and scenic beauty. But here’s the kicker: it’s not just about where you are, it’s about where you’re close to. Within a 5-hour drive, you’ll find yourself within arm’s reach of bustling metropolises like Philadelphia, Baltimore, and even the Big Apple itself, New York City. So, whether you’re craving the energy of the urban jungle or the tranquility of the great outdoors, Harrisburg puts you right in the middle of it all.

About the Role:

As a Digital Producer with WHTM-TV, you’ll be at the forefront of our digital revolution. Your days will be filled with crafting captivating headlines, staying ahead of breaking news, and collaborating with our talented team to deliver content that keeps our audience coming back for more. From brainstorming sessions to late-night updates, you’ll be the driving force behind our digital success.

Responsibilities:

  • Craft content that captivates, informs, and sparks conversation, all while steering clear of the dreaded ‘clickbait’ trap.
  • Dive headfirst into breaking news situations, ensuring our digital platforms are always up-to-date and accurate.
  • Flex those multitasking muscles as you juggle various digital tasks with ease and efficiency.
  • From politics to pop culture, conduct research, interviews, and write original articles that cover it all.
  • Become an SEO whiz and a master of AP Style, optimizing content to reach new heights in searchability and readability.
  • Embrace the round-the-clock nature of news, with a willingness to dive in during nights, weekends, and early mornings.
  • Keep your finger on the pulse of industry trends and emerging tech, always seeking new ways to innovate and engage.

Requirements & Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field (or the equivalent in real-world experience).
  • A minimum of 2 years in the digital content creation game, with a track record of driving traffic and interaction.
  • Organization, tech-savviness, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are must-haves.
  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills, with an eagle eye for detail.
  • Familiarity with digital analytics tools; bonus points if you’re already a Chartbeat guru.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite; HTML know-how is a nice bonus.
  • Above all, a passion for news and storytelling, coupled with a commitment to journalistic integrity.

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to unleash your creativity, drive, and passion for digital journalism, we want to hear from you! At WHTM-TV, we’re all about building a diverse, inclusive workplace where everyone has a seat at the table. So, no matter your background, we encourage you to throw your hat in the ring.

Join us in shaping the future of digital media, one click at a time. Together, let’s inform, empower, and inspire our community through the magic of digital innovation and impactful storytelling.”

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