CBS Corporation Digital Web Producer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Digital Web Producer

REF#: 28369

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

Position Purpose: Digital Web Producer candidates must have a passion for news and experience working in a deadline-driven environment. Responsible for producing daily news content for the Station’s award-winning website, mobile, and social media platforms. Candidates must be able to multitask and monitor for breaking and viral news in a ‘digital first’ environment.

Primary Responsibilities:


Writing, editing and researching news stories and posting them to the web.


Editing video content and posting it to the web.


Posting content to station Facebook and Twitter accounts.


Sending app and text alerts.


Working with third party content to integrate it into the site and helping to adopt other TV material for the web.


Working with KDKA-TV News Producers and Managers to generate online content that complements the on-air project.


Manage user-generated content.


Report news as it happens online (strong breaking news skills) and generate web traffic through application of advanced social media experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:


Must demonstrate solid news judgment.


Strong writing skills are desired, as is the ability to quickly create, rewrite and aggregate content for our websites and mobile/social platforms.


Able to multi-task, work under pressure, on deadline.


Must be detail oriented and self motivated.


Working knowledge of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat.


College Degree required preferably in Journalism or a related field.


The successful candidate is innovative with strong social media experience combined with 2-3 years web/newsroom experience preferred.


Some familiarity with HTML, Photoshop, Word Press (or a similar content manager) and video editing preferred.


This position requires non-traditional working hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled