Job Number: R50012302
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: Editorial, Digital
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Posting Date: August 14, 2020
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV StationsFox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.
We're hiring a Digital Content Creator to be part of our Group Content Team (GCT), serving all 16 FTS markets across the country. Reporting to the Digital Content Director, the Digital Content Creator will be laser-focused on telling stories that matter most to users. This position is based in our brand-new digital newsroom in L.A.
Does this sound like you? You're smart, fast on your feet, team-oriented and full of energy. You're an expert in a digital and social media platforms. You know a big story when you hear it. You're obsessed with details and nothing gets past you. You have a zero-tolerance policy for grammatical errors, and you could copy edit in your sleep (but you won't— we promise). You love a fast-paced, challenging environment and crave the chance to learn something new every day. You've got goals, which you strive to exceed (all of them). You thrive in a competitive, fearless culture of creativity and expertise. What you do matters, and you're out to make a difference. Most of all, you want to win. Every. Single. Day.
The person we're looking for lives and breathes digital news and information, and is driven by an intense passion for storytelling. If that's you, we need you on our squad.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Create news and event-based content impacting users in all markets, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Cover mix of important national, international, breaking, and viral stories. Ensure content meets group standards. Monitor real-time analytics. Serve as eyes, ears and voice of group. Mentor digital interns. Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: 3+ years experience developing and publishing unique content, including news, for digital and social platforms preferred. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Experience leading group projects or taking lead role in group a plus. Superior news judgement. Impeccable writing and copy editing skills. Overwhelming attention to detail. Thrive under deadline pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus). Weekends required.
About FTS Digital: FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital, the digital arm of one of the nation's largest owned & operated TV station groups, is committed to being the digital leader in Live, News and Sports. We invest in the very best people, technology and ideas, and we’re here to drive transformation of traditional media to exciting heights. We’re looking for creative, innovative leaders who are passionate about digital and crave a challenge. We're all in. Are you? Let's go!
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