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Digital Content Producer

Posted on April 17, 2020.

KRGV-TV Channel 5 News is hiring a digital content producer.


Job Description

KRGV-TV Channel 5 News in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas is seeking a journalist with strong writing skills and social media savvy to join its digital team.

Members of the digital team report, write and edit news stories for KRGV.com. They also post news and information to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms in English and Spanish.

Digital producers are an integral part of the newsroom. They work closely with reporters, photographers, producers, editors and newsroom management throughout the day to coordinate news coverage, break news and stream events live. Digital producers also work independently, generating story ideas and breaking news on all platforms.

The job requires strong writing skills, knowledge of Associated Press style and solid news judgment.

Qualifications

  • An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in journalism or at least two years of newsroom experience.
  • Familiarity with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) preferred.
  • Video editing skills are a plus.


About KRGV-TV

KRGV-TV, an ABC affiliate, is located in the warm and beautiful Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. It serves the Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen Designated Market Area (DMA #83).

Privately owned by the Manship family since 1964, KRGV-TV offers its employees excellent benefits and use of state-of-the-art technology. Channel 5 News is a hard news brand that drives market-leading ratings in a fast-growing part of Texas. Local stories frequently become national news.

KRGV-TV does not discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The Federal Communications Commission specifically prohibits discriminatory employment practices.

Informing you and your organization of the above employment opportunity is an affirmative action on our part to actively seek qualified minorities and women for our staff vacancies. Through your assistance we want to insure that our employment opportunities are made known to members of minority groups and to women.

If you know of any person(s) who might be qualified for the above vacancy, please email a cover letter and resume to tammy@krgv.com




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