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DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER - KTUU

Company: Gray Television
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

About Gray Television:Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.About KTUU:KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV's early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska's most watched news source, producing 32 hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, AlaskasNewSource.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2's mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state's capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska.KTUU-TV also operates and produces newscasts on KYES, Channel 5.

  • To watch a video on what it's like to work at KTUU: tinyurl.com/55rct2x7Job Summary/Description:The Digital Content Manager oversees a staff dedicated to breaking news and providing content across the station's digital platforms and social media. The Digital Content Manager is responsible for growing the station's digital brand through creating and implementing digital strategy, evaluating digital analytics and working with all the broadcast and digital news team at Alaska's News Source to foster editorial growth and provide daily copy editing, as needed.The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
    • Manage team of digital news producers/reporters/editors
    • Gather, write, report, and edit news stories for all digital platforms and extensions
    • Generates story ideas for digital coverage
    • Posts stories and additional multi-media content to all digital platforms, including social media extensions
    • Execute live stream coverage of press conferences or breaking news events, as warranted
    • Work with other News Managers and to plan and facilitate daily news coverage and coverage of future special events
    • Provide daily copy edits and regular feedback to newsroom reporters, producers and photographers regarding staff members' daily digital submissions
    • Collaborate with the station's Sales and Marketing managers to execute sales contests, news promotions and other digital content, as neededQualifications/Requirements:
      • Journalism degree or equivalent
      • 3+ years experience in digital journalism
      • Management experience is a plus
      • Able to write, produce and post news content with accuracy and urgency
      • Solid understanding of digital analytics, industry trends and social media strategy
      • Understanding of current events, weather and sports (Alaska knowledge is a plus)
      • Able to use social media outlets to engage viewers
      • Strong emphasis on professional social media skills as they relate to journalism
      • Must be able to work well under pressure and with limited supervision
      • Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
      • Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with managers, co-workers and viewers
      • Solid keyboarding skillsIf you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now"Additional Info:Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.#LI-CW1 #GrayMMJ

Keywords: Gray Television, Anchorage , DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER - KTUU, Executive , Anchorage, Alaska

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