Digital Content Producer

Digital News Fort Myers, Florida


Description

WINK News has an immediate opening for a creative Digital News Producer. The person in this position will be involved in the day-to-day production of news for digital platforms, including winknews.com, the WINK News app, and our social media platforms.

Make your mark in broadcasting and digital media in a competitive market. Fort Myers Broadcasting is a growing family-owned and operated CBS affiliate in Southwest Florida.

The Digital News Producer works closely with the Digital Director, the Assignment Desk, Producers, and Reporters on daily content and breaking news. You will generate news content through sources, work with management and staff to write stories and develop effective and engaging social media posts.

The schedule for this producer may involve nights and/or weekend shifts.

We're a fast-paced newsroom with news always happening. If you have excellent writing skills, solid news judgment, and enjoy the adrenaline of breaking news, this job is for you.

Required Skills:

  • Solid news judgment
  • Be a compelling and accurate writer
  • Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together exciting and informative content
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Must also have strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must

Experience:

  • Must have at least 1 year of previous experience in news
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • A journalism degree is preferred

*Please include a link to recent samples of work.

Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment. All employees are required to receive a COVID-19 vaccination unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.