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WPEC-tv seeks web content producer

WPEC is looking for a top-notch, Internet-savvy news content producer to develop interactive content that can be used by WPEC to grow traffic, reach and revenue. The successful candidate will work in the WPEC newsroom to fulfill WPEC’s strategy and guidelines, creating highly interactive, customer-focused editorial content that serve local audiences. The successful candidate will be an excellent writer who is passionate about the Web and the opportunities for user
interaction and compelling storytelling on all platforms. This position calls for a highly collaborative person who can see possibilities beyond the broadcast newscast to engage and connect with online users, elevating all content topics to something new online. It is important to understand how the Web and interactive tools can bring new depth to local news, features and sports broadcast journalism as well as to create online-only database-driven content. The position will report to WPEC’s News Director with dual-reporting to the Vice President Online Content, Freedom Interactive.

Skills required:

  • Excellent writing, communication and collaboration skills
  • Solution-oriented, proactive, high-energy work style
  • Creative, innovative, risk-taking approach to digital content development
  • Proven ability to work effectively across departments and divisions
  • Track record of creating, editing and producing excellent interactive Web content that goes beyond traditional broadcast offerings
  • Knowledge of digital content development and ability to tailor content for the right platform
  • Ability to focus on customers and adjust products to meet the needs of the marketplace
  • Keen understanding of online devices, tools and how to effectively use them to create compelling online content
  • Flexible and able to excel in a fast-paced, evolving environment

Qualifications:

  • Interactive content development experience
  • Broadcast reporting and/or producing experience preferred
  • A BA/BS degree in journalism, communications or a related field
  • Experience with HTML, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and content management systems
  • Video and audio production skills a plus
  • Flash knowledge a plus

Please send all resumes to Kevin Howell, WPEC News 12, 1100 Fairfield
Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33407or email khowell@cbs12.com