Digital Media Producer WCBS Newsradio 880

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Ref#: 30855
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

Description:

WCBS Newsradio 880 is searching for a news writer/digital journalist to join our fast-paced news team as a Digital Media Producer. This is an editorial position. The ideal candidate has strong news judgment, ability to tell a compelling story and bring our on-air news content to life on our digital platforms in a thorough, accurate and timely manner.

 

Candidate must be focused, detail-oriented and work well under pressure within a 24/7 news gathering operation to produce quality news reports for WCBS880.com and our other digital media platforms.

 

Prior experience in a fast-paced digital news environment is a must.

 

This job requires flexible hours, including potentially working weekends, early mornings and evenings


Responsibilities:

  • WCBS Newsradio 880 Digital Media Producers are expected to apply the above concepts in the following parts of their job:
  • Developing original stories and content exclusively for wcbs880.com
  • Work with the newsroom to produce compelling multi-media content for today's digital consumer
  • Clear communication, teamwork, and attention to detail are essential
  • Execute effective, company compliant messaging on social media, text, and e-mail platforms
  • Program website section fronts to engage digital consumers
  • Make sure all daily content production is optimized using SEO strategies
  • Track daily web analytics and respond accordingly

Qualifications:
  • WCBS Newsradio 880 Digital Media Producers must possess a thorough understanding of digital/social audience habits and audience building and retention strategies, including but not limited to:
  • Strong journalistic skills including news judgment, research, writing, and editing
  • Knowledge of local and national current events, newsmakers, and issues
  • How to use SEO strategies in building headlines, stories, galleries, multimedia posts, etc.
  • Strong competency in posting content on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram in an engaging manner that promotes audience participation
  • Experience with multiple social media platforms on behalf of a brand or publication. Proven success driving traffic and brand through these platforms.
  • Understanding of basic web analytics and how to apply them
  • Sports knowledge a plus

About Us:
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 100 million people each week through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
EEO Statement:
Entercom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Entercom affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Entercom, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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