Social Media Producer (8724)
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Fox26 News has an immediate opening for an experienced Social Media Producer.
The candidate must have more than one year of continuous experience running or participating in a social media campaign for a professional entity. Experience with a TV News Department social media effort is a decided plus. The candidate must have advanced, demonstrable, knowledge of Facebook Live, Periscope, and posting techniques for all major social media platforms. We will require work samples to illustrate your command of social media.
The candidate must have the skills to lead a talented and aggressive staff of news professionals in order to keep our social media content evolving, quickly reacting to breaking news and trending topics while meeting and exceeding all Sinclair Broadcast Group standards for social media excellence.
While the work schedule will largely remain unchanged, the candidate will be expected to work with the news department to provide aggressive and compelling coverage of breaking news, no matter where or when it happens. The candidate must be an excellent communicator with staff and supervisors.
The candidate must have at least one year of previous social media producing experience in a professional environment. The candidate must also have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to execute news strategies and goals in social media posts. Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must. Journalism degree preferred. You should also be proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews.
When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work.
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