Company: Schurz Communications, Inc.
Job Type: fulltime
Hours: 40 hours per week
Compensation: Paid / year
The market's leading broadcasting company, WSBT-TV, is looking for a Web Producer. This position writes, shoots, reports, and edits news stories with a compelling, easy-to-understand delivery; generates story ideas; provides unique coverage on-line; and posts stories and additional content to our web sites.
A valid driver’s license, with a good driving record, is required.
• Excellent online writing skills
• Write and post website stories, videos, photos • Create eye-catching visuals for website traffic (stickiness, click-throughs) • Develop and maintains sources • Participate in story selection process through meetings; attendance at editorial meetings is required • Critique, feedback and training required • Follow clothing and appearance guidelines • Fill in as assignment editor to ensure continual coverage • Disperse breaking news, competitor’s news to convergence partners • Various shift work will be required; holiday work required • Perform other duties as required
Essential Skills & Abilities
• Ability to write clearly and accurately • Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills • Ability to shoot and edit video; create personalized stories for the web • Able to produce and post content to our websites • Comprehensive understanding of sports and knowledge of local sports news and athletes • Able to use social media outlets to engage viewers • Strong emphasis on professional social media skills as related to journalism • Must be able to work well under pressure and with limited supervision • Strong initiative and attention to detail • Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors and viewers • Solid keyboarding skills
If you’re selected for this job, you’ll be working in a state-of-the-art HD facility in a competitive news market with TV and Radio stations that each recently received Best Newscast and Best News Operation awards from the Indiana Associated Press. And we cover Notre Dame!
The position offers a competitive wage and a comprehensive benefit package, including group health & dental, paid time off, 401(k) and more. WSBT-TV is owned by a wonderful, privately-owned multi-media company, Schurz Communications, Inc. Additional information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com, and via the following video link: http://youtu.be/7OuMd2ikx7k
The position offers a competitive hourly wage, paid time off, 401(k) plan and more. WSBT Radio is owned by a wonderful parent company, Schurz Communications, Inc., which owns television, radio, cable and newspaper properties throughout the country. Additional information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com, and via the following video link: http://youtu.be/7OuMd2ikx7k
Education Required: A college degree is required, preferably in Journalism or a related field
Experience Required: We’re seeking someone with 1-3 years of prior journalism experience.
Date Available: 8/13/2014
Fax: Instructions: Interested candidates should visit www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number WSBT2059 to apply.
This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the creation of a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. We recruit, hire, train, promote, compensate, and provide benefits and privileges to individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Our company is committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and valued member of the team.
This job notice expires: 11/30/2014