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Web Producer (Part-Time)

5118

West Sacramento, CA, US, 95605

Production
West Sacramento
Part-Time

CBS Television Stations consists of 28 CBS-owned stations in 17 major U.S. markets, as well as the stations’ digital properties. The portfolio of stations includes 15 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates.

The station group’s properties also include CBSN Local, a joint initiative with CBS Interactive that features direct-to-consumer streaming news services in the markets where the Company has local news organizations. CBS Television Stations’ premium local content is also distributed to consumers by the group’s websites and mobile applications.

 

KOVR/KMAX is seeking an experienced journalist to join our fast-paced news team as a Part-Time Web Producer. This is an editorial position with a heavy emphasis on news writing. The ideal candidate will be able to manage breaking news coverage, report and write exclusive stories, and cover developing stories on CBSSacramento.com and GoodDaySacramento.com. They should have excellent writing and copy editing skills and the ability to tell stories via the website and social media. They must also possess a thorough understanding of online audience habits and audience acquisition strategies. The candidate should be able to identify trends and stories that can be produced for the websites. Candidates must be detail oriented, team players, and work well under pressure to meet demanding deadlines. They must also be self-motivated, goal oriented, and able work alone or under minimal supervision.

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

Strong journalistic skills, including news judgment, research, writing, and editing

Ability to incorporate SEO strategies across digital platforms

Experience writing content for multiple social media platforms on behalf of publication or a brand, and successfully drive traffic through these platforms

Understanding of web analytics and know when and how to apply them

Capacity to act as lead producer on a shift covering multiple stories at any given time

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop original stories and content for CBSSacramento.com that will also appear on GoodDaySacramento.com

Produce compelling multimedia news experiences for the digital audiences

Execute effective, company compliant messaging on social media

Program the website homepage to engage site visitors

Ensure all daily content production is optimized using SEO strategie

Prepare reporters’ stories for the website, including editing copy

Ensure coverage continuity from shift to shift by providing notes to the next producers

Crop, resize, and web-optimize images and graphics

Two years or more of experience working in a newspaper, online, radio, or television newsroom is a plus.

A bachelor’s degree or similar degree from a educational institution is preferred.

Although this position will almost certainly follow a regular daily schedule, candidates must be willing to work varied hours, including weekends, holidays, early mornings, and evenings. 

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento